Park Police Chief Offers Support For Body-worn And In-car Cameras After Bijan Ghaisar Shooting
Park Police chief offers support for body-worn and in-car cameras after Bijan Ghaisar shooting
U.S. Park Police Chief Robert MacLean. (U.S. Park Police)
U.S. Park Police Chief Robert MacLean met with two members of Congress Tuesday, after canceling an earlier meeting, and told them he supported the use of body-worn and in-car cameras, which the Park Police do not currently have. In addition, acting National Park Service Director Dan Smith said that the park service has allocated $5 million to purchase body cameras for park service officers.
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) and Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) are planning to introduce legislation requiring such cameras for all uniformed federal police in …