The Office of Police Complaints is an oversight board that presides over the Metropolitan Police Department. Recently, the OPD reviewed 773 cases this past year in which there was a complaint of misconduct by an officer. According to a report issued in late October, the OPD found that in more than one-third of those cases, at least one involved officer did not use their body cam properly. In 13 percent of these cases, at least one officer at the scene failed to turn on their body cam at all.
Body cams are currently worn by about 2,800 officers of the Metropolitan Police Department, most of whom are in patrol. These body cams were… Keep Reading.