CAMERAS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CAMERAS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Border Patrol to test wearing cameras http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430818-78/agents-border-cameras-customs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430818-78/agents-border-cameras-customs.html.csp">Border Patrol to test wearing cameras</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALICIA A. CALDWELL and ELLIOT SPAGAT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T19:56:02.841-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 07:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The U.S. Border Patrol will begin testing body-worn cameras on agents next month, the head of its parent agency said Thursday, a step toward seeing if the technology should be used in the field as the government seeks to blunt criticism about agents’ use of force. R. Gil Kerlikowske, Customs and Border Protection commissioner since March, said a variety of cameras will be tested beginning Oct. 1 at the Border Patrol’s training academy in Artesia, New Mexico. He didn’t say when or e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584308182014-09-18T19:56:02.841-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T19:56:02.841-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58430818@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:56:02 MDT Milbank: DC’s ‘gotcha game for greenbacks’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420317-82/washington-cameras-ticket-tickets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420317-82/washington-cameras-ticket-tickets.html.csp">Milbank: DC’s ‘gotcha game for greenbacks’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T11:00:45.177-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“You are guilty until you have proven yourself innocent. ... That has worked well for us.” — A “senior” District of Columbia official, explaining to an investigator how tickets are issued in the nation’s capital. WASHINGTON • There is a startling abuse of power in Washington — an appalling overreach by the government — and it has nothing to do with the feds. A report issued last week by D.C.’s inspector general confirmed what many who live and work in Washington have known for a ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420317@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:00:45 MDT Western Editorials: Body cams, tear gas, military-style policing ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58389016-82/body-editorial-cameras-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58389016-82/body-editorial-cameras-com.html.csp">Western Editorials: Body cams, tear gas, military-style policing ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T12:38:03.357-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 12:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Editorial writers around the West are thinking a lot about law enforcement tactics, modern and, arguably, over the top: — Police body cams useful, but no substitute for professionalism — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial “ ... of course, the 83 percent of Utahns who, according to a new Utahpolicy.com poll, think police officers should wear body cameras while on duty are correct. “Just as long as they don’t think technological wonders will solve all the problems associated with violence in the streets ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58389016@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:38:03 MDT Editorial: Police body cams useful, but no substitute for professionalism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58369788-82/police-officers-body-cameras.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58369788-82/police-officers-body-cameras.html.csp">Editorial: Police body cams useful, but no substitute for professionalism</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T13:56:01.964-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 01:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">More information is almost always better than less. Especially when police officers are investigating crimes. And when others are investigating the conduct of those police officers. So, of course, the 83 percent of Utahns who, according to a new Utahpolicy.com poll, think police officers should wear body cameras while on duty are correct. Just as long as they don’t think technological wonders will solve all the problems associated with violence in the streets and the public’s faith in their law...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58369788@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:56:01 MDT Letter: Police haven’t earned trust http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58373819-82/police-cops-cameras-protect.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58373819-82/police-cops-cameras-protect.html.csp">Letter: Police haven’t earned trust</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T13:56:02.136-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 01:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The issue with cameras for cops is trust. The majority of people do not trust the police to serve and protect. Police taken as a separate population commit a lot of crimes — murder, sexual assault, theft, you name it. This is from a group of people who have a reputation for covering for each other and are knowledgeable in how to manipulate the law. The true scope of criminal behavior by the police is difficult to gauge. Officer Friendly does not exist. The real perception is trigger-happy cops. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373819@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:56:02 MDT Letter: What people do on golf courses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58352437-82/golf-golfers-course-green.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58352437-82/golf-golfers-course-green.html.csp">Letter: What people do on golf courses</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T17:05:02.798-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 05:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The top four irritations that golfers have on the golf course: 1. Slow play. The cameras are off and you should keep up with the group in front of you. 2. Not fixing ball marks on the green. You made it, fix it! 3. Not replacing divots or filling them. 4. This is the most irritating and disgusting thing golfers see: people chewing sunflower seeds and spitting the shells on the green. What is wrong with people? Have they no decency? Golfers, make a new rule for yourselves. If you see anyone spit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352437@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:05:02 MDT Western Editorials: Energy (dirty and clean), education, body cams, Hitler ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58339173-82/editorial-police-com-cameras.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58339173-82/editorial-police-com-cameras.html.csp">Western Editorials: Energy (dirty and clean), education, body cams, Hitler ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T13:12:02.656-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 01:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">— Utah should never take a polluter’s word — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial “ ... Republican icon Ronald Reagan said, “Trust, but verify.” Republicans who rule in Utah should, when dealing with pollution-heavy industries, boil that down to simply, “Verify.” There is absolutely no room for trust. ...” — A shot in the arm for renewable power — Santa Fe New Mexican Editorial “A bit of good news for New Mexico’s economy — it appears the much-discussed and anticipated SunZia transmission line to generat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58339173@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:12:02 MDT Bloomberg View: Police cameras aren’t the answer to problems like Ferguson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58334460-82/cameras-police-public-ferguson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58334460-82/cameras-police-public-ferguson.html.csp">Bloomberg View: Police cameras aren’t the answer to problems like Ferguson</a></h4>