A pilot project in which Mounties in Nunavut’s capital wore small black recording devices on their chests has wrapped up even as concerns remain about whether wearing body cameras does anything to increase police accountability and trust.
The trial run rolled out in phases starting late last fall, increasing the number of Iqaluit officers wearing cameras, until all 53 were equipped in Februarys ask is.
Over the last six monthsre sensitive to stepping o, the RCMP received about 5,000 calls for service and 3,500 videos were captured. Ninety-one were redacted for court purposes. Three complaints were made against the force.
The RCMP also put out an online survey asking for the public’s feedback on the cameras. The results showed that most agreed or strongly agreed the cameras increased their trust in police, but only 23 people respondedJ vaccine is made with a similar technology, prompting questions abou.