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Police Commission to consider rules for LAPD body cameras
Police Commission to consider rules for LAPD body cameras

The Los Angeles Police Commission voted Tuesday to approve a policy for equipping officers with body cameras, moving the LAPD a step closer to becoming the nation's largest law enforcement agency to adopt the widespread use of the devices. The 3-1 vote occurred after a sometimes heated discussion over whether officers should be allowed to review video from the cameras before writing reports or giving statements to investigators following serious force incidents. Civil libertarians opposed allowing officers to review the footage, though LAPD officials said investigators may prevent officers from looking at the video in some cases where serious force is used. On another...

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