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UMD Police Officers Now Sporting Body Cameras, UWS to Follow in 2022

Both Police Chiefs say, holding officers, as well as civilians accountable, is important in even the safest of environments.

DULUTH/SUPERIOR- For the first time UMD’S Police Department has gotten body-worn cameras this year. This as the police chief across the bridge at the University of Wisconsin Superior also announced they’re set to receive body cameras in February of 2022. “It was something that we wanted to do for quite some time,” UMD Police Chief Sean Huls said. After several…

Superior Police Respond to Body Camera Bill

Debate Over Privacy or Public Transperancy Heats Up

As body cameras worn by police officers become very common in Wisconsin, there are some disagreements over who exactly should be able to view the footage captured on them. A state assembly committee met last week about a bill that would make it possible to keep much of police video private. The bill has support from police officers across Wisconsin,…