New video surveillance law will allow the use of police 'bodycams'

By TPN/Lusa, in News, Crime, Politics, Tech · 19-02-2021 11:29:00 · 2 Comments
New video surveillance law will allow the use of police 'bodycams'

“The new video surveillance law ... incorporates 'bodycams' as an instrument of transparency and safeguarding police officers " says Minister

The Minister of Home Affairs announced today that the possibility for police officers to use ‘bodycams’ on their uniforms will be addressed in a proposal for the new video surveillance law. “The new video surveillance law that incorporates 'bodycams' as an instrument of transparency and safeguarding police officers has already been placed in the Government's legislative process,” said Eduardo Cabrita in the parliamentary committee on Constitutional Affairs, Rights, Freedoms and Guarantees, where he was spoke today.



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About time! Safeguards Police and public alike.

By Ian from Lisbon on 21-02-2021 10:46

And the public are allowed to video the Police to Safeguard them from Police Brutalty, yeah?

By Steve Walkee from Alentejo on 20-02-2021 06:09
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