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Is it time to make police body cameras mandatory?

Body cameras are widely used by police in the United States, but relatively few Canadian cities have adopted them. Should they be standard in policing?

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This week on Checkup, we're asking if body-worn cameras be standard in policing? (Monty Kruger/CBC)

Without key video evidence recorded during the arrest of George Floyd, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin may not have been convicted on Tuesday for his murder.

Body cameras are widely used by police in the United States, but relatively few Canadian cities have adopted them.

Our question this week: Is it time to make police body cameras mandatory? Does more video mean more justice?

Plus, Ask Me Anything with virologist Jason Kindrachuk and Dr. Prabhat Jha, professor of global health at the University of Toronto, on COVID-19 vaccines and variants.

 

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