San Diego Says Complaints Against Officers Fell After Camera Use Began


The use of body cameras by San Diego police has led to fewer complaints by residents and less use of force by officers, says a new report quoted by the Los Angeles Times. Complaints have fallen 40.5 percent and use of “personal body” force by officers has been reduced by 46.5 percent and use of tear gas by 30.5 percent, said the report for the Police Department and the City Council’s Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee.

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