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Bernard C. Young
Cameras on cops
Cameras on cops

There was no small irony in Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's veto Monday of a City Council bill that would have required city police to be equipped with body cameras. For one thing, the mayor herself has said she supports the idea of officers wearing the devices to record their interactions with the public. For another, her rejection of the council's measure came on the same day President Barack Obama was urging police departments around the county to adopt the technology. Ms. Rawlings-Blake and the council have been at loggerheads for months now over how and when the city will adopt the cameras. The mayor says she's awaiting the report of a task force she convened...