New York City police department begins testing out body cameras

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New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton announced today that his department will begin a trial of body cameras on 60 officers working in six of the New York’s most violent neighborhoods. Two units will be tested: the Vievu, a clip-on camera shaped like a pager which is worn on the front of an officer’s shirt, and the Taser, which The Verge profiled in a lengthy report, and is worn on the ear, glasses, collar, or shoulder.

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