Police Departments

Funding For Body Cameras
Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg wants state lawmakers to approve funding to help local police departments try body cameras. Rosenberg told The Boston Globe Wednesday that some cities and towns are already testing the devices...
"Militarizing" Police Depts.
President Obama is responding to growing concerns about the militarization of police in the U.S. The President is making moves to tighten federal rules on providing military-type equipment to local and state police departments. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said an executive order is being drafted to require a more regulated list of armored vehicles and military-style weaponry for police... R