Texas House Passes Botham Jean Act To Address Police Body-Worn CamerasThe Texas House of Representatives gave final approval to a bill Friday, May 14, that increases requirements on police officers who are wearing body cameras.
DPD Chief To Discuss "Strategic Priorities" At Public Safety MeetingDallas police Chief Renee Hall will address several of the department's key strategies and priorities for the year, during a public safety committee meeting this morning.
New Police Body Cameras Start Recording AutomaticallyThe Grand Prairie Police Department was one of the first to equip officers with the cameras.
Arlington PD Launches Body Cam ProgramThe Arlington Police Department has launched its body camera program, and people have started seeing them on the streets this week.
Caught On Tape: "Eventful" 1st Day For Carrollton PD Body CamsCarrollton PD recently purchased body cameras for their officers. On the first day the devices were deployed, a suspect's attempt to run over an officer, police chase and discovery of a baby inside the on-the-run vehicle, were all caught on tape.
Police Begin Wider Body Camera Use After Long Test PeriodAfter years of testing in North Texas and across the country, many of the nation's big-city police forces are planning to expand their use of body cameras, but the number of officers with such gear will still be relatively small.
Dallas Police Department Implements New Body Cam ProgramThe Dallas Police Department is rolling out new body cameras and starting today dozens of patrol officers will start wearing them.
Police Body Camera Debate In ArlingtonAt a town hall meeting to discuss the City of Arlington's proposed 2016 budget, residents raised questions about one of the smaller expenditures.
Taser Company Changes Hiring Policy After Fort Worth Contract QuestionsThere’s been a policy change for one North Texas-connected company after some called their hiring practices into question. The CBS 11 i-Team has reported on the relationship between Taser International and former Fort Worth police Chief Jeffrey Halstead.
Hillary Clinton Backs Police Body Cameras Amid Texas BillAre police body cameras about to become the law of the land? 2016 Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton echoed Texas lawmakers Wednesday at Columbia University.
Ethics Reviews Come Amid Ties Between Police Chiefs & Taser Int'lTwo 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.
AP: Timeline Details Ties Between Fort Worth Police Chief, TaserA timeline created by The Associated Press details Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead's interactions with Taser.
AP: Former Fort Worth Police Chief Has Financial Ties To Body-Cam MakerTaser 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.
Body Cameras: Police Tool Has Hidden CostsThere 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.
Police Use Body Camera Footage Showing Woman Resisting ArrestDFW Airport police officers' body cameras were rolling last month when they say one woman resisted arrest.