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Jul 21, 2021

COLUMBUS BODYCAMS


COLUMBUS BODYCAMS 

COLUMBUS CITY COUNCIL IS EXPANDING BODY CAMERA REQUIREMENTS FOR CITY OFFICERS. 
THE NEW REQUIREMENTS WERE APPROVED MONDAY. NOW, COLUMBUS OFFICERS MUST TURN ON THE CAMERAS WHILE SERVING WARRANTS OR MAKING ARRESTS WITH FEDERAL OR STATE AUTHORITIES. THEY ARE EXEMPT FOR NO-KNOCK SEARCH WARRANTS, WHEN DEALING WITH FOURTH-DEGREE FELONIES OR LESS, OR IF MINORS ARE EXPECTED TO BE HOME. OFFICERS CAN FACE CRIMINAL CHARGES IF THEY DO NOT COMPLY.


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