Millions of state, federal and private dollars flow into Massachusetts police departments to equip officers with body cameras. The Eagle has identified over 100 departments that use body cameras or plan to.
The Pittsfield Police Department is not yet one of them.
This week, members of the City Council voted unanimously to support having city officers wear the devices — a recommendation to the city's mayor and police chief that came six weeks after a Pittsfield officer shot and killed Miguel Estrella.
Estrella was fatally wounded after officers were unable to stop him using less-than-lethal means while responding March 25 to a...