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Body cameras create issues

Rachel Reyes // April 27, 2017

Concerns about officer-involved shootings have prompted an ongoing debate about body cameras for police officers. This issue is considerably new to Chico but comes after Desmond Phillips was shot and...

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UPD could get body cameras soon

Molly Sullivan // September 8, 2016

University Police have plans to add body-worn cameras to their law enforcement strategy, but the exact policy and budget for their use have not been confirmed. The incident involving Chico Police and...

Left to right: Peter Scheer, executive director of the First Amendment Coalition, Jim Ewert, general counsel of the California Newspaper Publishers Association, Duffy Carolan, a parter at the Jassy/Vick/Carolan law firm, and David Little, editor of the Chico Enterprise-Record speak at a media panel about free speech issues in Ayers auditorium on Monday. Photo credit: Mark Plenke

Media panel covers free speech issues like hate speech, police body cameras

Austin Redfern // May 5, 2015
A panel of lawyers and media professionals spoke about First Amendment protections in the modern age in Ayers auditorium on Monday.

Chico cops shouldn’t come with cameras

Megan Mann // November 14, 2014
In a college town, leniency is the best teacher, not the full force of the law.
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