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Cleveland police body cameras forum: National Bill of Rights Defense Committee activist and constitutional attorney Shahid Buttar, who was arrested on the U.S. Senate floor for protesting CIA wire taps, to lead community forum in Cleveland on police body cameras at 11 am on April 18 at the MLK Jr public library.... Panelists also include city council members, Ohio ACLU, police union president Steve Loomis, community activists.... Privacy and police accountability issues relative to police body cameras also to be discussed....By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news www.clevelandurbannews.com

By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News.Com, and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.com, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and newspaper blog.  Tel: (216) 659-0473.  Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com. Coleman is a community activist, legal and political reporter, and a 22-year investigative journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years.   ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com )  Shahid Buttar, a constitutional  attorney and scholar, community activist, and executive director of the national Bill of Rights Defense Committee  ( www.bordc.org ) A police body camera that resembles a regular camera and is worn on an officer's button or zipper shirt, utility belt or uniform shirt pockets.  Cleveland City Council has purchased 1,200  of this type of body camera for Cleveland police to sport. A type  of police body camera known as a flex camera that resembles