“Additional Requirements to the Attorney General’s Body Worn Camera Policy” This directive reaffirms that each county law enforcement agency must follow the Attorney General’s Body Worn Camera Policy and follow additional requirements included in the directive.
Body Worn Camera
“Authorization for the Use of the Taser 7 with a Body Worn Camera” This directive authorizes Bergen County Law Enforcement’s use of either the TaserX2 with internal camera or body worn camera, or Taser 7 with a body worn camera, to record the firing/discharge.
“Regarding Viewing Tagged Body Worn Camera Recordings” On July 28, 2015, New Jersey Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman issued Law Enforcement Directive 2015-1 Regarding Police Body Worn Cameras (“BWCs”) and Stored BWC Recordings (“AG Directive”). The AG Directive, which is attached, sets forth statewide standards for the deployment and use of BWCs and recordings. This Directive is in response to a request by a Chief of Police to access “tagged” portions of BWC recordings.