Body Cameras

The San Francisco Police Department says all 10 of its stations will be outfitted with body-worn cameras by Thanksgiving. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

All 10 SFPD stations to receive body cameras by Thanksgiving

Officers at each of San Francisco’s 10 police stations will be equipped…

 

SFPD, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other city officials gathered at the new police headquarters to introduce body cams at a news conference April 30, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Police Commission approves body camera policy for SFPD

The San Francisco Police Commission approved Wednesday night a new policy governing…

 

The Police Officers Association and The City are expected to finalize an agreement that would allow police officers to review body camera footage after providing an initial statement. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

Officers can review body camera footage after initial statements, under proposed policy

San Francisco police officers will only be allowed to review body camera…

 

(MIke Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Police chief will have final say in officers’ review of body cam footage

Whether San Francisco police officers will be allowed to review body camera…

(MIke Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco officials are currently exploring ways to implement drone technology into The City's safety and oversight operations. (S.F. Examiner illustration)

San Francisco may deploy drones for variety of uses

San Francisco’s government may put some eyes in the sky as city…

San Francisco officials are currently exploring ways to implement drone technology into The City's safety and oversight operations. (S.F. Examiner illustration)
(MIke Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

ACLU opposition to LAPD body cameras may impact SF debate

As San Francisco officials debate when police should be allowed to review…

(MIke Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
A Los Angeles Police officer wears an on-body camera during a demonstration for media in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

ACLU wants feds to withhold funds from LAPD for body cameras

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Department's effort to equip officers…

A Los Angeles Police officer wears an on-body camera during a demonstration for media in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
(MIke Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Viral video spawns petition calling for speed up of stalled SFPD body cameras

The long-delayed San Francisco Police Department body camera program is once again…

(MIke Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD’s claims about body cameras, data storage conflicting

Less than two months after announcing all San Francisco police officers will…

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SF supervisor’s proposal on surveillance targets police body cameras

Under a proposed ordinance, all San Francisco city departments that use or…

John Avalos
Sheriff Mirkarimi is shown here with an example of a body camera. Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner

SF mayor won’t fund body cameras in scandal-ridden county jail

Less than four months after an investigation revealed jail guards allegedly pitted…

Sheriff Mirkarimi is shown here with an example of a body camera. Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerAll of San Francisco's police officers could soon be wearing cameras like this

Mayor Ed Lee says SF cops will be wearing body cameras

San Francisco police officers could soon all be wearing body cameras, Mayor…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerAll of San Francisco's police officers could soon be wearing cameras like this
Courtesy photoThis is the type of body camera that San Francisco police officer would use.

Claims that police body cameras may cost more than expected are called into question

The Police Department's body-camera pilot program may cost far more than expected,…

Courtesy photoThis is the type of body camera that San Francisco police officer would use.