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Boston Police don’t need more pay for body cams

Boston Police don’t need more pay for body cams

Editorial A Boston Police officer wearing a body camera. Not everything in life is about money. Nor should everything involving work be. That’s something Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association members should consider as they push for more money for wearing body cameras as they do their job. Now, in an era when police violence against minorities has become a national flashpoint, the Boston patrolmen have generally done a laudable job, keeping tensions down by being low key, transparent, and forthcoming with facts — and, occasionally, apologies . Pushed by Mayor Marty Walsh, the BPD has also moved, albeit slowly and […]

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