MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says it’s seeking comment from the public on its plan to put body cameras on officers.
A forum on the topic is slated to be held Dec. 20 during the regularly scheduled Washington County Board meeting, which starts at 9 a.m.READ MORE: 1 Of 5 Men Injured In Minneapolis Shooting Dies
The sheriff’s office says it plans to put the portable recording devices on all its licensed peace officers.READ MORE: Colin Powell Dies Of COVID Complications At 84 (CBS News)
Before implementing its plan, however, state law requires that the department give the public a chance to comment on the policy.
Comments can be made at the board meeting or via mail and email.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Weather: Warm Start To Week Before Cooldown Comes
Washington County sits east of the Twin Cities metro, along the Wisconsin border.