Senate Bill 18 would require Kansas law enforcement officers to wear body cameras capable of videotaping interactions with the public. The Senate Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee is currently hearing testimony.
"Micah Kubic, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas, said the proposed legislation would act as a tool for law enforcement agencies to deter false allegations while advancing the goal of government accountability."
Read the entire article on the Topeka Capital-Journal from February, 2nd, 2015.
"Micah Kubic, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas, asked the committee to extend that preservation period to four weeks to allow more time for review of footage. He recommended the state not adopt a statute requiring constant filming by law enforcement officers.
The bill would promote government accountability and act as a tool for law enforcement to deter false allegations, Kubic said."
Read the entire article on at the Hays Daily News from February 2nd, 2015.