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File #: 2020-1421    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Action
File created: 11/6/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 2/9/2021 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): All Districts A Resolution Of The Governing Authority Of DeKalb County, Georgia To The DeKalb County Delegation Of The General Assembly To Institute A Body Camera Policy
Attachments: 1. Public Safety Body Cams Resolution 2020.11.04

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Board of Commissioners                                     

 

SUBJECT:

Title

Commission District(s): All Districts

A Resolution Of The Governing Authority Of DeKalb County, Georgia To The DeKalb County Delegation Of The General Assembly To Institute A Body Camera Policy

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Information Contact: John W. Manson IV

Phone Number: 404 371 6207

 

PURPOSE:

To pass a resolution requesting that the General Assembly institute a “Body Camera” Policy for Public Safety Officers;

 

NEED/IMPACT:

Body cameras encourage public safety officers to adhere to departmental protocols whether in a confrontation or not, and body cameras provide increased public accountability and adherence to public safety policy, rules and regulations;

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

None;

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

To approve the resolution and authorize the chief executive officer to execute all necessary documents....