Mayor Hodges, Chief Harteau Release Explanation of Minneapolis Body Camera Policy
Community Concerns and Considerations Addressed in Policy
July 15th, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) — Mayor Betsy Hodges and Police Chief Janeé Harteau today issued a letter and supporting documents outlining the Minneapolis Police Department body camera policy and many of the considerations that were made when resolving key issues within the policy.
MPD officers in the 1st Precinct began wearing body cameras earlier in July. Later this month, officers in the 4th Precinct will begin wearing them, and officers across the city will be wearing body cameras by the end of this fall. The policy, which was recently finalized, was developed with extensive feedback from and involvement with the community.
The full MPD Body Worn Cameras policy is available at section 4-223 of the Minneapolis Police Department Policy and Procedure Manual.
         Cover letter from from Mayor Hodges and Chief Harteau introducing the policy and following documents
         Community concerns raised about body camera policy and explanation of the considerations that went into addressing those concerns
         Backgrounder providing overview and history of the body camera program

Published Jul 15, 2016



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