• Cameras must be activated in certain situations, such as traffic stops, vehicle pursuits or any contact involving criminal activity.
• Officers have discretion in some circumstances, such as general contact with citizens, and it’s up to the officer to decide when recording is appropriate.
• Cameras can’t be used for the sole purpose of surveillance of legal activity.
• Officers must record in more situations, including responding to any call — even in the squad car — and any contact involving even an allegation of a crime.
• Officers are no longer required to deactivate while assisting a motorist or protecting an accident scene.
• If recording in a non-mandatory situation, officer is required to tell people they are being recorded, unless it would create a safety hazard for the public or officer involved.