Capturing evidence — University Police at SUNY Oswego have issued cameras worn center-of-chest to 17 members of the department’s Patrol Division — such as Officer Eric Martin (above) — following their recent training. The devices record law enforcement officers’ encounters with citizens, for their mutual benefit. University Police at SUNY Oswego deployed its body-worn cameras for patrol officers today (Feb. 1), mobilizing the point-of-view evidence-capturing devices that law enforcement departments across the country are adopting. SUNY Oswego’s department joins the Oswego Police Department and six other State University system departments to employ cameras, worn on the center of an officer’s chest, to document traffic stops and other encounters as a deterrent to potential conflicts at the point of contact or in court. “Technology changes, and we do our best to keep up with it, to help us continue to make this a very safe campus,” said University Police Chief John Rossi Jr. “Police body cameras have been an emerging tool to help defuse situations on the civilian side and allowing officers to use less force when necessar...