A Philadelphia police officer demonstrates a body-worn camera used as part of a pilot project in Philadelphia. (AP/Matt Rourke)
Policing

Not My Job: Police Assert Workers’ Rights to not Wear Body-Cams

With the movement to outfit police officers with body-cams advancing, many departments have encountered pushback from their members. On some forces, resistance has centered on the issue of workers’ rights and a demand that body-cams be collectively bargained as a term of employment.