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Cameras in the Street: Focus on Justice” is an article by Kenneth Strutin in llrx.com, Sabrini Pacifici’s online journal on web research targeted to the legal community. The article collects noteworthy news, litigation, and legal analyses concerning civilians and journalists photo-documenting the activities of law enforcement as well as police use of cameras to record their work. While Strutin’s article was published on the web last December, the significance of an officer’s body camera capturing images of a street encounter was brought to light in the case of the University of Cincinnati officer who was indicted in the shooting death of Samuel Dubose on July 29.

Massachusetts House Bill 2170, “An Act promoting the use of body-worn cameras by law enforcement” is currently before the committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security.

 

 

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