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Council committee to discuss police body camera pilot project

Councilmember Bruce Harrell

Council committee to discuss police body camera pilot project
Seattle Police Department responds to Council directives

SeattleThe Energy, Technology and Civil Rights Committee, chaired by Councilmember Bruce Harrell, will host a special discussion on the proposal to outfit Seattle Police Officers with body cameras. Several community leaders and proponents of camera technology are expected to express their support for deployment of this technology.

The discussion will focus on the Seattle Police Department’s response to the Council directive to pursue federal grant money to fund a significant pilot project and the findings of an in-house body camera trial conducted by the department earlier this year.

WHEN:
Thursday, September 8, 2:30 p.m.

WHERE
Seattle City Hall
600 Fourth Avenue
Council Chambers, Second Floor

WHO:
Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell
Seattle City Council President Richard Conlin
Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata
Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien
Seattle Police Department Assistant Chief Dick Reed
Bob Scales, Director Government Affairs, City Attorney’s Office

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