Policy language recommendations: source information

OPO considered the following sources while drafting policy language recommendations for body-worn and dashboard cameras:

Texas Law

- Texas Occupations Code Sections 1701.651 - 1701.663 (click here to viewopen_in_new)

- Texas Penal Code Sections 37.09 – 37.10 (click here to viewopen_in_new)

Police Department Policies

- Baltimore Police Department Policy Manual (click here to viewopen_in_new)

- Dallas Police Department General Orders (click here to viewopen_in_new)

- Fort Worth Police Department General Orders (click here to viewopen_in_new)

- Houston Police Department General Orders (click here to viewopen_in_new)

- Portland Police Bureau Directives Manual (click here to viewopen_in_new)

- San Francisco Police Department General Orders (click here to viewopen_in_new)

- Seattle Police Department Manual (click here to viewopen_in_new)

Other Sources

- The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Body-Worn Camera Training and Technical Assistance (click here to viewopen_in_new)

- The American Bar Association’s Resolution 604 and Principles on Law Enforcement Body-Worn Camera Policies (click here to viewopen_in_new)

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