Why are Boston cops refusing body cameras?

A new Boston Police Department (BPD) program to test body cameras on 100 officers is set to begin in September, except not a single officer has volunteered.

Now after push back from the police labor union, Mayor Marty Walsh has said he will make the program mandatory.

“It is a voluntary program, however, if officers don’t step up to do it or if we don’t get a sufficient amount of officers to do it, we’re going to be putting them out there on officers,” Mr. Walsh told the Boston Herald. READ MORE.

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