police body worn cameras

August 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 1, in Montgomery County

Here are five things you should know today, Aug. 1. in Montgomery County: 1. Be prepared for delays and crowded trains if you plan to commute on Metro’s Red Line. Commuters are advised to find transportation alternatives this week as SafeTrack repairs begin on the Red Line. Find out what Montgomery County is doing to […]

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July 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the relocation of the Shady Grove bus depot, expansion of the police body worn camera program, the Quicken Loans National golf tournament, and more.

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September 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Council Committee to Discuss Police Body Cameras, Animal Services

The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee is scheduled to receive an update about the use of body-worn cameras, including the impact of pending state policy on local law enforcement’s use of the cameras. This is the first briefing on the cameras since the program was implemented this summer. The meeting begins at 2 p.m. […]

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May 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Question about Body Worn Camera Pilot Program (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner wants to know if police officers are volunteering (or being assigned) for the department’s body worn camera pilot program. Police Chief Tom Manger said 100 officers will pilot the body worn camera program this summer.

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March 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police to Pilot Body Worn Cameras (VIDEO)

Body worn cameras are a relatively new technology being adopted by several police departments across the United States. Here in Montgomery County, the police department has been researching the use of body cameras and has developed a plan for a pilot program to be launched this summer. Officials say some recent high profile cases have […]

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February 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Mayor Jud Ashman on Piloting Police Body Worn Cameras (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Mayor Jud Ashman talks about police body worn cameras being piloted in Gaithersburg.

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