Police Aren’t the Only Public Workers Wearing Body Cameras

Source: Mike Maciag, Governing, June 10, 2015

Some cities have started equipping them not just to cops but also other government employees who often encounter confrontation. …. Soon, Miami Beach will become the first larger city in the country to extend cameras to multiple departments outside of law enforcement. City commissioners passed a $2.7-million plan last year funding cameras for employees in parking, code enforcement and building and fire inspection, in addition to police. The police department started rolling out body cameras in May, and other departments are expected to follow suit this summer. …..