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April 21, 2014 at 10:08 AM

Bremerton police to test wearing video cameras

The Associated Press BREMERTON — Police expect complaints against officers will decline if officers wear video cameras that record every encounter, Chief Steve Strachan recently told the City Council. The department expects to receive cameras next month that two officers will test as the department makes a final decision about wearable cameras, the Kitsap Sun reported Sunday. Each…


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December 20, 2013 at 6:40 AM

Bellingham police testing body cameras

The Associated Press BELLINGHAM — Bellingham police will test body-mounted cameras that can provide audio and video records of encounters between officers and the public. Police Chief Clifford Cook told the city council three officers will test the cameras before a decision is made on whether to adopt them. The Bellingham Herald reports the Bellingham Police Guild supports…


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