About one of every six police departments is using body cameras to record the conduct of officers when they interact with the public, but more are joining the ranks now that federal funds are available to buy equipment.
In Richmond, the American Civil Liberties Union warns that guidelines for the use of body cameras are critical. Here’s director of the Virginia chapter - Claire Guthrie Gastenaga
“You know Virginia is all over the map. I mean the situation -- the word we use is chaotic.”