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Fort Worth Police Chief Jeff Halstead (credit: CBS 11 News)

Ethics Reviews Come Amid Ties Between Police Chiefs & Taser Int’l

Two big cities are reviewing their ethics policies after the CBS 11 News I-Team and The Associated Press reported on how their police chiefs were closely linked to a company that won contracts to supply officers with body cameras.

03/06/2015

AP: Timeline Details Ties Between Fort Worth Police Chief, Taser

A timeline created by The Associated Press details Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead’s interactions with Taser.

03/03/2015

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AP: Former Fort Worth Police Chief Has Financial Ties To Body-Cam Maker

Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs, including former Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead.

03/03/2015

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Body Cameras: Police Tool Has Hidden Costs

There is little doubt that body cameras have helped both police officers and the public, however, new questions are being raised about the price and the use of these cameras.

02/24/2015

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Police Use Body Camera Footage Showing Woman Resisting Arrest

DFW Airport police officers’ body cameras were rolling last month when they say one woman resisted arrest.

CBS 11–12/23/2014

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White House Backs Police Body Cameras

Requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution for bridging deep mistrust between law enforcement and the public, the White House said.

09/16/2014

Members of the Ferguson Police Department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (credit:  Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Ferguson, Missouri Cops Start Wearing Body Cameras

Police in the St. Louis suburb where a white officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old black teenager have started wearing body cameras, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

09/01/2014

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Chief Calls Body Cams “The Future Of Policing”

A rough police takedown is caught on camera. But what you don’t see in the video is what happened just seconds earlier. CBS 11 News went to Celina to see how another set of eyes can clear a cloud of police mistrust.

CBSDFW.COM–08/28/2014

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Fort Worth Police Arming Officers With Security Cameras

The Fort Worth Police Department plans to put more cameras on the streets by putting them on officers.

CBS 11–08/14/2013