From Chapel Hill News
CARRBORO — As the Carrboro Police Department makes plans to buy in-car and eventually body-mounted cameras for its officers, it is developing a policy the chief says will protect the rights of both the officers and the people they film.
Police Chief Walter Horton recently told the Board of Aldermen that he hopes to purchase eight car cameras in the coming year and add additional cameras each year as the department buys new vehicles.
The department has not budgeted the money to purchase any body cameras for officers this year.
Cameras will record traffic stops, searches, encounters with people on the street and for some investigations, Horton said. (more…)