Deputies raise privacy concerns over new changes to bodycams

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Body cameras have come a long way.

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Now, updated cameras will allow for a rollback of video and audio to allow everyone to see what happens moments before deputies turn on their body-worn cameras.

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Orange County deputies say they don’t have a problem with that, it’s the audio raising concerns.

They said doing that could allow the public to hear private conversations with their spouses, doctors or others that they don’t want people to hear.

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The union is not only fighting that, but how the sheriff has gone about it by making those changes without going back to the bargaining table on the issue.

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