Can I ask the officers to turn off their cameras?

Officers are required to continue recording once started until the conclusion of the incident, or until it becomes apparent that additional recording is unlikely to capture information having evidentiary value. In many cases, officers will not be able to end a recording solely based on an individual’s request. If a specific privacy concern outweighs any legitimate law enforcement interest in continued recording, an officer may consider a request to stop recording.

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1. When will the Edina Police Department begin using body-worn cameras?
2. Why use body-worn cameras?
3. Will all police officers wear them?
4. Will officers be able to decide when to stop or start recording?
5. Will officers be able to record in a home or other private area?
6. Do people have to be notified when the body-worn camera is recording?
7. Can I ask the officers to turn off their cameras?
8. How often will officers be recording?
9. How will body-worn cameras be used in schools?
10. What are the guidelines for officers responding to mental health crisis situations?
11. When and how will a body-worn camera video be made public?
12. Who reviews the body-worn camera videos?
13. What are the limitations of body-worn cameras?
14. Can the cameras pre-record events?