Thomason Still Advocating Police Body Cameras

Thomason Still Advocating Police Body Cameras

Danville Public Safety Director Larry Thomason is still advocating the purchase of body cameras for officers.  On WDAN Radio’s Newsmakers program Thomason noted the squad car dash cam video of an officer involved fatal shooting in June showed little…

It was night and the video was also very dark.  Director Thomason showed the video to members of the Danville Ministerial Association before releasing it publically.

Director Thomason notes the dash cameras in squad cars are aging…

Thomason is a strong advocate of body cameras….

Illinois State Police investigated the June incident in which officers shot and killed 34-year-old Danathe Gulliford of Danville.  Vermilion County State’s Attorney Jacqueline Lacy reviewed the State Police findings and said the officers were justified in using deadly force.