The mayor of Iqaluit is joining other Arctic leaders in a call to have RCMP members in Nunavut wear body cameras. A member of the Vancouver Police Department wears a chest mounted camera as he oversees the take down of a tent city in downtown Vancouver on Oct. 16, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

The mayor of Iqaluit is joining other Arctic leaders in a call to have RCMP members in Nunavut wear body cameras. A member of the Vancouver Police Department wears a chest mounted camera as he oversees the take down of a tent city in downtown Vancouver on Oct. 16, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

WEB POLL: Will body cams change policing in Canada?

The RCMP is set to start using the cameras

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this week said he will propose that police across the country start wearing body cameras while interacting with the public. The RCMP has already agreed that many of its members will wear the cameras.

Body cameras have been worn by some American police departments for several years. Do you think they will make a difference in how the RCMP and other police interact with the public and do their jobs?


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