President Obama’s call to equip police officers across the country with body cameras could change the way police interact with civilians, including those accused of breaking the law. Some experts say more study is needed before police agencies will know how beneficial body cameras can be and what the impacts really are.
An Orange County legislator is calling for a change in a New York state traffic law. He says the change would help cut down on dangerous driving in his city that is putting residents - especially children - in harm’s way.
Rutland, Vermont’s city council has asked a city committee to study the idea of placing security cameras in private neighborhoods.
Rutland landlord Cam Johnston asked the Board of Aldermen to consider putting up surveillance cameras after one of his properties was the site of a home invasion. Alderman Christopher Robinson is not thrilled with the idea, but moved that the Public Safety Committee research the matter.