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New security cameras on school buses prove useful for resolving … – KHON2

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Related Coverage By the fall, school buses in all counties will come with new safety upgrades. These improvements include a GPS tracker, route-planning software, and security cameras. This month, the Hawaii Department of Education awarded new contracts for Maui and Kauai counties. Cameras are already on buses on Oahu and Hawaii Island. We wanted to know if security cameras on school buses are already making a difference, and who is…

Horry County schools installing 100’s of new, high-definition bus cameras – WBTW – Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Related Coverage CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – The Horry County School District is in the process of installing 216 new, high-definition cameras on several of its school buses. Currently, buses are on a two-camera system, which means both cameras are in the front of the bus. One shows the students and the other shows the driver and the front door, but the video quality is poor. “You can’t really see on the…

Horry County schools installing 100’s of new, high-definition bus cameras – WBTW – Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Related Coverage CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – The Horry County School District is in the process of installing 216 new, high-definition cameras on several of its school buses. Currently, buses are on a two-camera system, which means both cameras are in the front of the bus. One shows the students and the other shows the driver and the front door, but the video quality is poor. “You can’t really see on the…

New security cameras on school buses prove useful for resolving conflicts – KHON2

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Related Coverage By the fall, school buses in all counties will come with new safety upgrades. These improvements include a GPS tracker, route-planning software, and security cameras. This month, the Hawaii Department of Education awarded new contracts for Maui and Kauai counties. Cameras are already on buses on Oahu and Hawaii Island. We wanted to know if security cameras on school buses are already making a difference, and who is…

Horry County schools installing 100’s of new, high-definition bus cameras – WBTW – Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Thursday, May 25, 2017

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – The Horry County School District is in the process of installing 216 new, high-definition cameras on several of its school buses. Those buses are on a two-camera system, which means both cameras are in the front of the bus. One shows the students and the other shows the driver and the front door but the video is grainy. “You can’t really see on the old cameras,” said…

East Memphis neighborhood to get new SkyCop cameras – FOX13 Memphis

Thursday, May 25, 2017

by: Shelby Sansone Updated: May 24, 2017 – 10:59 PM MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Pigeon Estates will get nine SkyCop cameras added to their entrances after a city council meeting Tuesday. Stephen Weston lives in the neighborhood, but recently sold his home. The new owners will move in two weeks. “I think it gives you that extra safety feeling,” Weston said. DOWNLOAD THE FOX13 NEWS APP Trending Now: Teenager arrested and charged…

Sheriff’s deputies close in on body cameras – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Sheriff’s Department is hoping to complete the bidding process for body-worn cameras in the next several months, bringing deputies one step closer to being outfitted with the technology. There have been 14 deputy-involved shootings, eight of which were fatal, since the department started looking into body cameras two years ago. The last three have occurred in the span of two weeks. The Union-Tribune asked for an update on the…

Valparaiso planning body cameras for police officers – Washington Times

Thursday, May 25, 2017

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) – A northwestern Indiana city is set to become the latest in the state to outfit its police officers with body cameras. The Valparaiso City Council has approved a five-year contract for $260,000 that will provide the cameras for all 46 officers. Police Chief Mike Brickner says the department spent two years studying body cameras and tested six camera systems before selecting Utility Associates Inc. of Decatur,…

Sheriff’s deputies close in on body cameras – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Sheriff’s Department is hoping to complete the bidding process for body-worn cameras in the next several months, bringing deputies one step closer to being outfitted with the technology. There have been 14 deputy-involved shootings, eight of which were fatal, since the department started looking into body cameras two years ago. The last three have occurred in the span of two weeks. The Union-Tribune asked for an update on the…

Cubs to pay $1 million for security cameras for Wrigley Field … – Chicago Tribune

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Cubs are sending the city $1 million to pay for dozens of security cameras near Wrigley Field, Chicago aldermen said Tuesday. The City Council Budget Committee approved the grant from the team to the city’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications, but it will be months before the new cameras are up and running. Wrigleyville Ald. Tom Tunney, 44th, said the city and the team will work on the…

Albany PD demonstrate potential body cameras to be used by officers – NEWS10 ABC

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A public forum was held Tuesday that showed test videos of police body cameras, answered questioned, and went over an updated policy on the use of the cameras. The testing period of four different types of body cameras by the Albany Police Department is ending, and now the department has to choose one and start training officers. Those in the community, like May Williams, had several…

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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Cubs to pay $1 million for security cameras for Wrigley Field – Chicago Tribune

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Cubs are sending the city $1 million to pay for dozens of security cameras near Wrigley Field, Chicago aldermen said Tuesday. The City Council Budget Committee approved the grant from the team to the city’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications, but it will be months before the new cameras are up and running. Wrigleyville Ald. Tom Tunney, 44th, said the city and the team will work on the…

What you should know about Sacramento police body cameras – Sacramento Bee

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Sacramento Police Department has been rolling out body cameras for police officers over the past few months, and it expects to place them on all patrol officers by this fall. Right now, you can find the square-box cameras on officers who don’t have access to in-car cameras, including bike patrols, horse-mounted officers and motorcycle cops. But as the cameras become more common, police want the public to know they’re…

Sacramento PD unveils body cameras for officers – KCRA Sacramento

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) — After months of testing, the Sacramento Police Department has chosen a body camera that hundreds of officers across the city will be soon wearing. Police Officer Leah Antonetti said wearing a body camera helps deter bad behavior by the people officers encounter. “When we come in contact with someone, and they’re — let’s just say — they’re having a bad day and they’re belligerent towards us,”…

Sacramento Police Body Cameras In Trial Mode Before September … – CBS Sacramento

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento Police Department unveiled their plan to outfit every officer with a body camera by the end of September. “There is a large activator button here in the front,” explained Officer Matt McPhail during a demonstration on Monday. The body cameras are currently worn by 180 officers, but each of the roughly 700 officers with the department will soon have a camera as part of their…

Brooklyn will see more cops wearing body cameras – New York Post

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

More Brooklyn cops will start using body cams in June, NYPD officials said Monday. “Next month, [more] officers in Brooklyn will begin wearing the cameras, followed by more precincts in each of the five boroughs in successive months through the fall,” Police Commissioner James O’Neill said at a City Council hearing on public safety. The police already had a much smaller pilot program for the cameras that started in 2014….

Police Body Cameras, Child Safety Seat Regulations Could Be Coming to Nevada – KTVN

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A bill is heading to the governor’s desk, which would require certain police officers to wear body cameras.  SB176 passed both houses, late last week and awaits Governor Brian Sandoval’s signature.  The law already authorizes the use of body cameras, and requires certain members of the Nevada Highway Patrol to use them.  This would require county and municipal police departments to do the same. “As a public safety agency, it’s all…

Albany police unveil updated body cameras policy – Albany Times Union

Monday, May 22, 2017

Caption Close ALBANY — City police will field questions from residents about their updated body camera policy and unveil which company will provide the hardware during a Tuesday evening forum. The rules now explicitly state that any use of force must be captured on video. Albany police posted a new version of their body camera policy on Facebook May 15. The changes will be discussed from 6 to 8 p.m….