Wichita KS Police Department will use Body Cameras on all officers by December 2015

Posted by Matt McLane | Nov 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

A local KS police department is taking action on the use of body cameras by its officers with the idea to avoid the confusion and distrust stemming from the police shooting of Michael Brown, Jr. in Ferguson, MO, last August.  A body camera in that case would have surely ended any speculation as to whether the officer's use of force was justified.  I would think most officers would prefer to have a camera running at all times.  Its a win/win for both law enforcement and the community.   However, many departments can't afford this equipment, and Wichita quite frankly hasn't said how they'll pay for the devices.  You can read the full article  here.   http://www.kwch.com/news/local-news/WPD-Body-cams-for-every-officer-by-Dec-2015/29686524

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Matt McLane was born in Topeka, Kansas, and moved to Pittsburg, Kansas in 1980 where he attended middle school, high school and college. Upon graduation from PSU in 1992, Matt moved back to Topeka where he attended Washburn University law school. Upon graduation, he moved to Overland Park and worked in a small firm handling DUI and traffic cases. He opened the McLane Law Firm in April 2011 and has built his firm on a strong referral base and solid reputation.


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