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Police in Freeport utilizing body cameras; Nassau County to launch pilot program

Officers in the Freeport Police Department have been

Officers in the Freeport Police Department have been using the cameras since the beginning of the year. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

As the unrest in Ferguson puts the spotlight on police-civilian confrontations, News 12 Long Island is examining how body cameras are starting to be utilized in Nassau County.

Officers in the Freeport Police Department have been using the cameras since the beginning of the year. So far, the department has four.

“They turn the cameras on whenever they’re on a traffic stop or at any time...

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