After Ghaisar Killing, Park Police Chief Backs Out Of Meeting On Bill Requiring Body Cams


After Ghaisar killing, Park Police chief backs out of meeting on bill requiring body cams

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) and Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) speak to the media Tuesday. (Tom Jackman/The Washington Post)
After proposing legislation that would require all uniformed federal police to be equipped with body cameras and in-car cameras, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and Rep. Don Beyer asked for a meeting with U.S. Park Police Chief Robert MacLean to get his input on the idea. Norton was inspired to pursue such a law after seeing the video of the fatal Park Police shooting of Bijan Ghaisar in November, footage captured by a Fairfax County officer but not Park …

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