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Old 19th July 2017, 12:19 PM   #308
Ron Swanson
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Originally Posted by fuelair View Post
Actually, as soon as they leave the station the cameras should be on and officers should be removed from the force for starters if they are turned off at any time while they are away from the station - especially if they are involved with a suspect or other person during that time!!!
That sounds most logical from a policy angle, say with a 1 or 2 hour loop if memory was short?

.. BUT they'd probably have to carry around a 4 pound battery to make them last a 12 hour shift .. charging on the go would make it more likely they got left in the car in an emergency or ripped off their catch if it was a wire charger etc.

I think we WILL see your idea implemented as (battery and other) technology advances of course, maybe even a remote upload (from wifi in the cruiser?) so recordings cannot be erased
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