Greeley Police Department ‘ahead of the curve’ with new updates to body camera technology – Greeley Tribune

 Greeley Police Department ‘ahead of the curve’ with new updates to body camera technology – Greeley Tribune

As a way to comply with the state’s law enforcement integrity and accountability bills, ensure officer safety and be transparent with the Greeley community, the Greeley Police Department has made advanced and efficient upgrades to their body-camera technology.

In June 2020, the Enhance Law Enforcement Integrity Bill, also known as Senate Bill 217, was passed as part of an effort to address issues involving police brutality and use of force by officers. One focus of the bill included a requirement for officers to wear body cameras on duty along with the mandate to release body camera footage within 21 days.

A year later, House Bill 1250, a follow-up to SB-217, was signed into law to clarify some of the issues and unclear aspects of SB-217, including:

  • broadening the requirement of law enforcement to wear body-cameras to wellness checks.
  • adding flexibility to consequences for officers who used unnecessary force.
  • expanding data…

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