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New uniforms, new cars, new way of policing: Seattle Police Department testing body cams

<a href="http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2025265993_spdbodycamsxml.html"><img src="http://seattletimes.com/ABPub/2014/12/18/2025266179.jpg" style="margin-right: 8px; border: 0px; float: left;" /></a>Officers Debra Pelich, left, and Chris Meyers show off the new Seattle Police uniforms and SUV that will replace the department’s old Crown Victorias. Each is also wearing a different style of body camera.  At left is a close up a body camera that is attached at chest level. Twelve officers in the East Precinct will participate in a six-month pilot program to test body cameras and the policy by which they will be used.

Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times

Officers Debra Pelich, left, and Chris Meyers show off the new Seattle Police uniforms and SUV that will replace the department’s old Crown Victorias. Each is also wearing a different style of body camera. At left is a close up a body camera that is attached at chest level. Twelve officers in the East Precinct will participate in a six-month pilot program to test body cameras and the policy by which they will be used.

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