Brundidge Police Department gets body cameras

first_img Print Article Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Brundidge Police Department gets body cameras Latest Stories Skip Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits By Jaine Treadwell “These BWC do not spy on people,” Davenport said. “They will protect our officers from false allegations. Our policy is that anytime an officer approaches a person in a situation that constitutes an arrest, the body camera will be turned on.”Davenport said a traffic stop is a situation that “constitutes an arrest.”The BWC also provide checks of the police officers.“The body cameras will provide information about how an officer handles a situation,” Davenport said. “The cameras will show whether the officer handles a situation professionally and with respect. It also shows how a subject responds to the officer’s request – to the on-going situation. These cameras provide information that could be valuable in an investigation.” Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Davenport said under Alabama law, law enforcement investigative materials are not public records.“Law enforcement investigative materials are not public records,” he said. Law enforcement investigative reports, records, field notes, witness statements and other investigative writings or recordings are privileged communications protected from disclosure.“We want our residents to be aware that the BWC are operational and that they will be turned on anytime the situation constitutes an arrest,” Davenport said. “They are being uses to the benefit of our officers and our community.” The Brundidge Police Department now has 10 Body Worn Cameras (BWC) for the department’s nine officers and the police chief.Police Chief Moses Davenport said as of April 4, the Body Worn Cameras (BWC) are operational“The cameras were made available to the Brundidge Police Department by the City of Brundidge and a contribution of $1,000 by Pike County Commissioner Charlie Harris,” Davenport said. “We are very appreciative of the BWC and our officers have been instructed on how the cameras are to be used.”Davenport said it is the policy of the Brundidge Police Department that officers who are designated by the department to use BWC are to activate the body cameras when it’s appropriate to the performance of their duties and, when the recordings are in accordance with the policy and law.center_img You Might Like County considering road transfer to Rex Lumber As part of a project to bring Rex Lumber to Pike County, the county commission will begin consideration of transferring… read more Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Published 3:00 am Sunday, April 8, 2018 Book Nook to reopen The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By The Penny Hoarder Sponsored Content Email the author Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Daylast_img read more