Wearable cameras for Minneapolis police could provide accountability, protection from lawsuits

Minneapolis City Councilmember Gary Schiff wears an Axon camera and videorecorder made by Taser International for police use. The camera can be clipped to a pair of glasses or an officer's lapel. Schiff is holding up the battery pack for the unit in his left hand. The footage is stored on a cloud-based storage system. Picture taken Thurs. Oct. 17, 2013 at City Hall in Minneapolis.