Committee discusses use of body cameras in Madison

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MADISON, Wis. — Could body cameras be crucial in improving law enforcement in Madison following a summer of protests and tension of racial injustice?

That’s a question a committee tried to answer in a report presented to the Madison Public Safety Committee on Wednesday.

Ultimately, the committee did not come to a conclusive answer on whether body cameras would help with police reform.

Members are instead recommending the City try out a body camera pilot program if Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway and Common Council agree and can afford to do so.