police cameras

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard sat before the Erie County Legislature's Public Safety Committee Thursday morning, telling lawmakers while he appreciates the value of body cameras for his deputies, his department currently has other financial priorities.

 

This month, some police officers in Toronto began wearing body cameras. The controversial pilot program has been in the works for more than a year.

A pilot project is set to begin for police in Toronto. Advocates say body cameras could improve police accountability and reduce the use of force.