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NYPD officers to begin wearing body cameras as part of settlement
NYPD officers to begin wearing body cameras as part of settlement

Sixty New York City police officers will wear body cameras as part of a pilot program in the wake of a federal lawsuit challenging the department's controversial stop-and-frisk tactics and the recent death of Eric Garner during an arrest, city officials said. Police Commissioner William Bratton announced the program Thursday, saying officers in at least one precinct in each of New York City's five boroughs will begin wearing the surveillance devices. Implementing the program was part of a settlement reached last year after a federal judge put a stop to the New York Police Department's controversial stop-and-frisk tactics, which many said unfairly targeted black men while...

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