Mandates for wearing body cameras were wide-ranging. In Utah, only officers serving arrest warrants must wear them. In Nevada, the law applies only to state police. In South Carolina, a police council will decide which officers must wear them.
“It protects the officer, the citizen and it protects the truth,” said state Sen. Gerald Malloy (D), primary sponsor of the bill passed in South Carolina. “It’s hard to get a perfect bill. You have to get a bill to pass.”
people shot and killed by police this year lived in these states. See the police shootings database.