Body Worn Cameras & Dashcam Video Systems

Body Worn Cameras

  • Body Worn Camera usage began in 2015; equipment scheduled for upgrade in 2020.
  • SHPD officers were among the first in the county to utilize Body Worn Cameras.
  • All SHPD officers are required to wear body cameras which, by policy, are required to be activated when responding to calls for service, during law enforcement related encounters and activities that occur while on duty, and while off duty when in uniform.

Dashcam Video Systems

  • Dashcam video systems were installed on all police cruisers in 2010; equipment upgraded in 2015; equipment scheduled for additional upgrade in 2020.
  • Uniformed Officers’ cruisers are also equipped with a Dashcam that automatically activates when the vehicles emergency lights are activated.