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Department of Justice Announces the Use of Body-Worn Cameras on Federal Task Forces

The Justice Department will permit state, local, territorial, and tribal task force officers to use body-worn cameras on federal task forces around the nation. The department’s policy will permit federally deputized officers to activate a body-worn camera while serving arrest warrants, or during other planned arrest operations, and during the execution of search warrants.

“The Department of Justice has no higher priority than ensuring the safety and security of the American people and this policy will continue to help us fulfill that mission,” said Attorney General William P. Barr.

Read the press release to learn more.

Date Created: October 29, 2020