Tag: body cameras

Ryan RayJanuary 27, 2016
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Broward Democratic state Rep. Shevrin “Shev” Jones has been picked as State Director for the Network of Young Elected Leaders, a group affiliated with People For the American Way. Jones, 32, was elected in a vote late last year and will help direct the group’s advocacy and organization efforts, which focus on social justice and progressive economic issues. “I […]

Jim RosicaNovember 4, 2015
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A House panel on Wednesday approved a bill that would require local law enforcement wearing body cameras to develop guidelines for their use. The Criminal Justice subcommittee unanimously cleared the bill (HB 93), sponsored by state Rep. Shevrin Jones, a West Park Democrat. The bill would allow the decision to wear body-cams to remain with local police and sheriffs. […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 4, 2015
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A Broward County lawmaker wants his colleagues to reconsider the contentious issue of police body-worn cameras after similar legislation failed last session. State Rep. Shevrin Jones, a West Park Democrat, filed his bill (HB 93) on Friday. His version that was proposed last session died. “Problems don’t disappear just because legislation doesn’t pass,” Jones said in a […]

James CallApril 2, 2015
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Civil Rights groups are sounding the alarm about public records exemptions in a police body camera bill moving through the Senate. A coalition that includes the ACLU intend to argue Thursday the exemptions are so broad they prevent disclosure of evidence of police misconduct “even in the most egregious circumstances”. Groups including   Latino Justice, Organize […]


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