Why can't a BWC continuously record an entire shift?

Officers perform a multitude of tasks throughout their shift. Much of that involves administrative duties such as report writing and directed patrol. Throughout the officer’s shift, there are instances where the officer may have an expectation of privacy (restroom break, lunch break, phone call). Continuously recording during the officer’s 12-hour shift would stress the system and drain network resources (such as video management and storage space).

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1. Is your Body-Worn Camera Policy publicly available?
2. Who is issued body cameras?
3. How many cameras will the Brentwood Police Department deploy?
4. When are the body-worn cameras (BWC) turned on?
5. Why can't a BWC continuously record an entire shift?
6. Where will the BWC video be stored?
7. How long is the BWC video kept?
8. Does the officer have to tell me when I'm being recorded?
9. What if I don't want to be recorded?
10. Can an officer record inside my home?
11. Will interviews with witnesses and victims be recorded?
12. Will officers use BWCs to record casual conversations involving community members?
13. Why shouldn't all video recorded by police be available to the public?
14. What are the limitations of Body-Worn Cameras?
15. Who can I contact if I have questions about the Brentwood Police Department's Body-Worn Camera (BWC) program?