Some OSU Police Officers Outfitted With Body Cameras
Before the national cry that police officers be outfitted with body cameras reached its current fevered pitch, the police force at Ohio State began experimenting with the little devices last September. Captain David Rose says the 47-member OSU force currently has seven cameras, soon to grow to nine. Rose says Certain officers have been assigned the devices to use out in the field. Rose said the goal of the OSU pilot program is evidence gathering. "The point of our camera program is about capturing evidence and we're relatively early in a pilot program," Rose said. OSU spokesman Dan Hedman said the program is open-ended. You can hear WOSU's Marilyn Smith's conversation with OSU Police Captain David Rose.