Body Worn Cameras. Do we adopt the technology or not?
Beyond the Badge
Most people only have the occasional encounter with a uniformed police officer, perhaps during a traffic stop or when reporting a crime, and therefore tend to define the role of the “average” patrol officer based on these activities.
“Let us cultivate our Garden.” - Voltaire
I have had the honor of serving the Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) as the Police Chief for the past nine years, and at the end of every year, when I report on the events and news, I am reminded of what a strange business we are in.
In October, I had the honor of attending the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Philadelphia.