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Pete Buttigieg talks of need to 'reinforce trust' after officer-involved shooting

29 days ago   |   By Politico

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday addressed new police officers in the city as it grapples with the fallout of an officer-involved shooting over the weekend that prompted Buttigieg to take time off the presidential campaign trail. Speaking at a swearing-in ceremony for six new South Bend officers, Buttigieg said that the weekend's events were a “reminder of how much work we have yet to be done” and of “how much work it will take all of us to reinforce trust.” Early Sunday morning, South Bend Sgt. Ryan O'Neill fatally shot 54-year-old Eric Logan in the parking lot of an apartment...
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After Fatal Police Shooting, Pete Buttigieg Says South Bend Officers Must Activate Body Cameras

After Fatal Police Shooting, Pete Buttigieg Says South Bend Officers Must Activate Body Cameras

1 month ago   |   By Time

Mayor Pete Buttigieg is telling officers after a fatal police shooting that they must activate their body cameras during any interaction with civilians.
The Democratic presidential candidate asked his police chief to issue an executive order Tuesday confirming an existing department policy about use of body cameras. The order came two days after a white officer fatally shot Eric Logan, a 54-year-old black man. The officer said the man refused commands to drop a knife.
Prosecutors investigating Logan's death say the shooting was not recorded on Sgt. Ryan O'Neill's body camera because the...
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