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Behind closed doors, Rawlings-Blake, Young clashed over body camera implementation
Behind closed doors, Rawlings-Blake, Young clashed over body camera implementation

It's no secret that two proponents of police body cameras — Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young — are at loggerheads over the details of how to implement the program. But another dispute helped fuel the larger fire: whether former FBI agent Tyrone Powers would be named to a task force the mayor had proposed. Young has championed legislation to require all of the city's nearly 3,000 police officers to wear body cameras as part of an effort to end police brutality. Rawlings-Blake has vowed to veto that bill, opting for a mayoral task force to study privacy issues and cost before purchasing cameras. Behind...

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