A coalition of news media organizations and attorneys for two of the officers involved have said making the videos public would provide a more complete picture of what happened to Floyd.
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Would the use of body cameras reduce the number of use-of-force cases? The short answer, Bill Kelly says, is we just don't know.
There's still disagreement over whether body-worn cameras will improve transparency and accountability in police interactions with civilians.
Earlier on Monday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he wanted police to wear body cameras to help overcome what he said was public distrust in the forces of law and order.
Trudeau says body cameras are a relatively simple way to address complaints that police in Canada treat racialized people unfairly.
In 2019, British Columbia developed standards for the use of body-worn cameras, but the technology has not been widely adopted.
"Community policing means police respond to ongoing problems in a proactive way rather than just reacting to incidents," said CDN-NDG borough mayor Sue Montgomery.