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File #: 15-0052    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Passed
File created: 2/24/2015 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 3/3/2015 Final action: 3/3/2015
Title: Request to set a public hearing for the discussion of the implementation of Body Worn Cameras (BWC) and policy. PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to schedule a public hearing to allow citizens to comment on the implementation of Body Worn Cameras by the police department.
TITLE: Title
Request to set a public hearing for the discussion of the implementation of Body Worn Cameras (BWC) and policy.
 
PURPOSE:  The purpose of this agenda item is to schedule a public hearing to allow citizens to comment on the implementation of Body Worn Cameras by the police department.
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DEPARTMENT: Police
 
CONTACT INFORMATION: Walter Horton, Chief of Police 919-918-7397
 
INFORMATION: Over the past year the Carrboro Police Department has been testing Body Worn Cameras, and working with the ACLU on a policy for their use.  The police department is considering the implementation of Body Worn Cameras for the fiscal year 2015-2016 and is seeking public comment on their use. The public hearing is planned for Tuesday, March 24, 2015.
 
 
FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT: None
 
RECOMMENDATION:r Staff recommends the Board set the public hearing.