In an effort to move forward with modernized policing, the South Simcoe Police Service is pleased to begin piloting body-worn cameras, effective May 3, 2022.
Find our completed media release by clicking here.
To participate in our communities Public Opinion Survey on body-worn cameras, please click here.
Frequent Asked Questions
Q: Why is South Simcoe Police adopting body-worn cameras?
A: In an effort to modernize our policing tools and become an even more transparent and accountable police service so we can strengthen our relationships with the communities we serve.
Q: What are body-worn cameras?
A: Devices that record audio and video during police investigative work.
Q: When will body-worn cameras begin being used in our community?
A: A pilot program will be hosted from May 3 to July 31, 2022. We are proposing a full program roll out early in 2023.
Q: Is the community being engaged for the program?
A: Yes, we are releasing media announcements, social media publications, hosting a public opinion survey during the duration of the pilot (May 3 – July 31, 2022), and are working closely with our Police Services Board to ensure we have an effective program.