02/26/2013

Police: Civilians behave better on camera, protects officer

The lightweight devices that attach to an officer’s sunglasses, hat or uniform seem to be defusing some sticky situations before they arise

By Andrea Noble
The Washington Times

LAUREL, Md. — Police officers nationwide, engaging a smartphone-happy public eager to catalog every potential misstep and post it on YouTube, are donning new accessories — body-mounted video cameras.

The lightweight devices that attach to an officer's sunglasses, hat or uniform seem to be defusing some sticky situations before they arise.

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