Edmonds PD launches body cam pilot program
10 officers, 2 patrol vehicles part of 90-day trial
Last updated 12/19/2021 at 5:04pm
The Edmonds Police Department on Wednesday launched its long-awaited body camera pilot program.
Ten officers will be equipped with the cameras and wear them while on duty, according to Interim Assistant Police Chief Josh McClure in a news release.
They will also primarily drive vehicles equipped with in-car audio-video recording systems to include rear passenger compartment coverage. The 90-day pilot program ends March 15.
A full implementation was requested as part of the 2022 City budget.
Mayor Mike Nelson has said the budget would fund body-worn and patrol vehicle cameras for the poli...