The Metro Nashville Police Department has completed its review of body camera footage that was sent to the Community Oversight Board in past investigations. The department was looking for instances where videos were improperly edited.
The Metro Nashville Police Department is currently reviewing more than 300 recordings from police body cameras for improperly edited footage.
The Metro Nashville Police Department will conduct a review of body camera footage to find out if there were more instances of objectionable language being censored.
A Metro Nashville Police Department internal investigation found that two employees removed swearing from body camera videos without permission. But the department has no record of how much footage was improperly edited, and has no plans to do an audit to find out.
A Metro Nashville Police Department internal investigation, obtained by WPLN News this week, revealed that more than one employee was altering body camera footage without permission.
Right now, people who want to become police officers in Nashville are subject to standards based off the military. There are height and weight requirements, and health history requirements.