Why FOIA Matters To You: Chicago Routinely Withholds Records And Videos That Should Be Public, But Courts Can Force Their HandThe goal of the Freedom of Information Act is to ensure transparency by giving the public access to documents, videos, and other information created and maintained by government.
Body Camera Video Shows Police Handcuffing 8-Year-Old Boy After Raiding Wrong HomeThe CBS 2 Investigators obtained body camera video Chicago police did not want released, showing an 8-year-old boy handcuffed after officers once again raided an innocent family’s home.
Newly Released Bodycam Videos Show Moments Before Mesa Officers Beat Unarmed ManOfficers, who are part of a police department that has been under scrutiny beforefor excessive force, are seen punching Robert Johnson repeatedly before wrestling him to the ground.
Bodycam Video Shows Tense Moments As Police Entered Las Vegas Killer's SuiteThe Las Vegas police released nearly three hours of body camera footage for the first time Wednesday, providing details on the officers' actions after the shooting.
CPD Body Camera Expansion Completed Ahead Of ScheduleMayor Emanuel and Police Supt. Johnson announced that every Chicago Police patrol officer in the city is now equipped with a body camera.
Emanuel To Announce That Every CPD Officer Now Has A Body CameraChicago now has the largest deployment of body cameras in the nation, according to a spokesperson for the city.
CPD Defends Budget Increase For 2018, To Hire More Officers And Implement ReformsChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson and other Police Department leaders were at City Hall for budget hearings on Thursday.
Four More CPD Districts Receive Body CamerasMayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson, Chief Technology Officer Jonathan Lewin, Commander Sean Loughran, and Commander Marc Buslik announced Monday that four more Chicago Police districts will be equipped with body cameras.
All Cook County Sheriff's Officers Wearing Body CamsHe says many officers in his department, and most corrections officers, have been wearing body cameras for more than a year and a half.
How The City Plans To Pay For Body Cams A Year Ahead Of ScheduleEvery officer on the street will have a body camera by the end of next year, which is a full year earlier than shown in the city budget.
Chicago Police To Equip All Officers With Body Cameras By End Of 2017The Chicago Police Department will be equipping every patrol officer in the city with body cameras a year ahead of schedule.
Seven More CPD Districts To Receive Body Cameras This FallChicago police officers in seven districts will be the next group to receive body cameras, as the department works to have every cop on patrol equipped with the devices by the end of 2018.
Move To Have All Chicago Patrol Cops Wear Body Cameras Aims To Rebuild TrustThe cameras will be paid for out of the department's operating budget and grants, according to a press release.
Waukegan Police First In World To Use State-Of-The-Art Body CamerasFrom police traffic stops to a turtle life-saving stop, Waukegan Police Sgt. Marc Jackson's, Motorola Si500 body camera captures it all. His department is the first ever to use such cameras.
City To Release Video From Fatal Shooting Of Paul O'NealEight days after Chicago police officers shot and killed 18-year-old Paul O'Neal, city officials were set to release dashcam and body camera video of what led up to the shooting.