‘Are they going to violate my rights?’: California’s battle over police body cameras

The Guardian | Jun 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM
  • Advocates calling for body-worn cameras for law enforcement agencies have always been upfront that this tool for transparency was a double-edged sword.
  • In California, lawmakers are considering legislation barring all California law enforcement officers from running facial recognition programs on body cameras.
  • A common complaint that emerged early on was that law enforcement agencies had no policy around releasing footage to the public.