Body Camera Footage From A Police-Involved Firearm Discharge

Posted on December 13, 2019, 8:30 pm
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The NYPD is releasing today body-worn camera footage from a police involved shooting that occurred on September 29, 2019, in the confines of the 47th Precinct in Bronx.

The video includes body-worn camera footage and radio transmissions 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, and has also posted the entire unedited body-worn camera videos for each of the officers involved in 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.

The NYPD will continue releasing similar video in the coming weeks and months similar videos for other police involved incidents.

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