Body Camera Footage From A Police-Involved Firearm Discharge

Published on May 28, 2020, 10:36 pm
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The New York City Police Department is releasing today body-worn camera footage from a police-involved shooting that occurred on April 01, 2020, in the confines of the 45th Precinct in the Bronx.

The video includes available evidence leading up to the incident as well as during the incident. The NYPD is releasing this video for clear viewing of the totality of the incident.

All NYPD patrol officers are equipped with body-worn cameras. The benefits of cameras are clear: transparency into police activity, de-escalation of police encounters and accountability for police officers, through an independent account of interactions between the police and the citizens they serve. Body-worn cameras serve as a vital part of ongoing efforts to increase trust between the police and all New Yorkers.

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