Though they’ve been studying body cameras for the last couple years, the Maui Police Department is only now equipping officers with the devices. According to Gregg Okamoto, the MPD’s public information officer, 89 patrol officers in the Lahaina, Kihei, Hana, Lanai and Molokai districts now wear body cameras. The promise of police officers wearing forward-facing cameras is … [Read more...] about U.S. Senator Brian Schatz wants to make it easier for cops to get body cameras. But will that help the public?
State of Hawaii Organization of Police Officers
It's been about a year since the Maui Police Department’s last field test of body cameras, and the department is now conducting another field test of officer body cameras. It began on July 8 and will run for a month. “Beginning Friday, July 8, 2016, the Plans, Training, Research & Development Section of the Maui Police Department will conduct a one month feasibility … [Read more...] about Maui Police Department to test body worn cameras again