body cameras

May 31, 2015 | Krista Brick

(VIDEO) Montgomery Police to Use Body Cameras by July 1

Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy says police body cameras should be in use in Montgomery County by July 1.

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May 11, 2015 | Krista Brick

Council Taking Look at Police Body Cameras, MCPS Funding at Budget Session Today

The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to hold a budget meeting today and on the agenda are the budgets of the Montgomery County School System and the county’s police department. The discussion includes more than $622,000 in funding for body cameras for police. Details about that discussion are here. The schools’ agenda item can be found […]

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May 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Leventhal Announces Upcoming Meetings on Policing (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal announces upcoming meetings on policing. Leventhal said the Council will hold a discussion on the pilot program for body worn cameras on May 11 with Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger. Leventhal also announced that police relations will be the topic of a June […]

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January 13, 2015 | Aline Barros

State and County Officials Talk Legislative Priorities for Public Safety

Safe Silver Spring, a community civic group, hosted a conversation on Jan. 12 at the Silver Spring Civic Building about legislative priorities to ensure public safety in Montgomery County. Body cameras on police officers, what happens after police confiscates assets, wiretapping laws, independent prosecutors when there is police involved in a shooting, and sex crime […]

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January 12, 2015 | Aline Barros

Safe Silver Spring Group To Talk Police Body Cameras, Wiretapping Laws Tonight

Safe Silver Spring, a community civic group, is scheduled to host a meeting tonight to discuss police body cameras, what happens after police confiscates assets, wiretapping laws, sex crime reporting, among others. Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger, Montgomery County Councilmembers Tom Hucker and Marc Elrich, and State Senator Jamie Raskin are scheduled to speak […]

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December 15, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Local Police Departments Reviewing Use of Body Cameras (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett said county police are moving forward with a review and plan for introducing body cameras to the force. Take a look: Dan Lane, the public information officer for the Gaithersburg Police Department, said the city’s department is also considering the implementation of body worn cameras. […]

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