California Correctional Officers Required to Use Body Cameras

September 15, 2020 In the Press

A federal judge this week ordered that California correctional officers will be required to use body cameras while interacting with inmates inside a state prison. 

Reporting for the LA Times, Richard Winton writes,

The ruling comes in a civil rights lawsuit over disabled inmates’ rights, in which a federal judge found evidence to support allegations of physical abuse of prisoners at the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility in San Diego. The order applies to interactions with all inmates with disabilities inside the Otay Mesa facility.

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