Seattle Tamps Down Police Body Cam Expectations

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If a police officer with a body camera runs, the device goes “crazy.” If the officer is wearing the camera as eyewear, “It goes where your head is looking,” said Nick Zajchowski, manager of the Seattle Police Department’s body-worn video program. As officials iron out the plan to outfit 850 officers with the cameras, they want to “tamp down” expectations of the video quality, Zajchkowski said. The footage won’t always show a clear depiction of what’s . . .

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