Police departments across the country are now requiring officers to wear body cameras. But a study released in the District of Columbia found that the camera requirement for officers in D.C. has had no significant effect on reducing complaints against officers or police use of force.
Is D.C. becoming one of the U.S.’s technology hubs? With Yelp’s Friday announcement that it would be opening an office in the District, we wonder if the move is a coup for the region. Will the new office bring more jobs, or will it be a repeat of some of the city’s past tech failures?
- Dan Sernovitz Reporter, Washington Business Journal
- Brian Kenner Deputy Mayor For Economic Development, District Of Columbia
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