Iqaluit RCMP Body-Worn Camera Pilot to start on November 30, 2020

Iqaluit, Nunavut – Nunavut RCMP would like to remind residents, starting this Monday November 30, 2020, some officers in Iqaluit Detachment will, be equipped with body-worn-cameras (BWC) while attending calls for service. The pilot project will, be rolled out in three phases.

Phase 1: November 30th, 2020 – 2 officers per shift will be equipped with BWC’s.

Phase 2: January 11th, 2021 – 4 officers per shift will be equipped with BWC’s.

Phase 3: February 15th, 2021 – 6 officers per shift will be equipped with BWC’s.

Iqaluit RCMP Body-Worn Camera Pilot to start on November 30, 2020
(RCMP) Iqaluit RCMP Body-Worn Camera Pilot to start on November 30, 2020

Posters and pamphlets are being distributed throughout the community with information about the pilot. We encourage everyone to visit our website, read our pamphlets and asks questions. “We want to speak with you and learn about what you think of our officers wearing these cameras,” said, Inspector Adam MacIntosh, Operations Officer for V Division.

It is critically important for Nunavummiut to feel protected and respected by the police in order to enhance trust between the RCMP and the communities in Nunavut. Please visit our website below:

https://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/nu/body-worn-cameras-iqaluit?fe

Iqaluit RCMP



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