Police body cam video release to be discussed in public forum
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — People who wish to voice their opinions on the release of police body cam video can attend two town hall meetings, the first of which is scheduled for Wednesday night.
The San Diego County Police Chiefs’ and Sheriff’s Association is currently drafting a policy for the public release of video evidence. The goal of the meetings is to gather public input on how and when to released video recorded by officers’ uniform worn cameras.
The first meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m Wednesday at the Jacobs Center on Euclid Avenue. The second is scheduled for Tuesday May 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Cherokee Point Elementary School on 38th Street.
San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and other local law enforcement leaders are expected to attend the meeting.
Once completed, the new policy should preserve public interest as well as the rights of individuals in the videos, according to Dumanis.
Wednesday, May 11th
Tuesday May 17th