Souza-Baranowski prison to introduce officer-worn body cameras 

Pilot program aims to improve safety, transparency  Commonwealth MagazineBy Shira SchoenbergJanuary 27, 2022 SOME CORRECTION OFFICERS at Souza-Baranowski prison will begin wearing body cameras this summer, under a new pilot program being launched by the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security.   The maximum-security state prison has come under increasing scrutiny amid allegations of brutality by prison guards.  “Implementing this […]

Corrections officers at Souza-Baranowski to get body cameras for the first time

The change comes as leaders at the Department of Correction face two federal lawsuits alleging excessive force against prisoners. The Boston GlobeBy Mark ArsenaultJanuary 27, 2022 Officers at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center will be equipped with body-mounted cameras for the first time as soon as this summer, in a $1 million pilot program announced Thursday […]

Prison guards to wear body cameras at Souza

WBURBy Deb BeckerJanuary 27, 2022 Correction officers at Massachusetts’ beleaguered maximum security prison will soon wear body cameras. The state Executive Office of Public Safety and Security announced the pilot program Thursday, saying the cameras will strengthen transparency and accountability at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center. “Implementing this BWC (body-worn camera) pilot program reinforces our commitment […]