The Worthington Division of Police has implemented a body-worn camera program to increase accountability, strengthen trust and relationships with members of the community and provide accurate information about police interactions.
The primary benefits of body-worn cameras are to:
Strengthen community trust and relationships.
Promote transparency with the public.
Promote officer safety while safeguarding the rights and privacy of community members.
Improve the quality of evidence in investigations and criminal prosecutions.
Improve training and performance.
Provide accurate information about police interactions.