Patrol Car cameras Have Bumpy Reception From St. Louis Police

May 23, 2012 by  

ST. LOUIS • City police officers believe in-car cameras are being used against them, and they are trying to find ways to avoid driving cars equipped with them, according to union grievances.

Emails dated April 13 from Capt. Mary Edwards-Fears to superiors and underlings reveal officers’ concerns that cameras — installed in about half of the city’s 300 patrol division cars — make police vulnerable to second-guessing.

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One Response to “Patrol Car cameras Have Bumpy Reception From St. Louis Police”

  1. Kenneth Rinderhagen on March 28th, 2013 1:36 am

    the emotions succumbed to when the hot seat cralws under an event between poluce and subject the ethics challenge is on the apperance of driver in fatigue or stressed about being stopped and tge officer stressed about making the stop i think it stress. conflict of interest, and of course emotional stability

    camera or no camera when a stop.gets to involved or carried a way from its origin then there is going to be conflict

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