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Boston Police Department's body camera pilot program is supposed to start in September, but the police union has filed an injunction to try to stop the city from forcing officers to wear the cameras. (Damian Dovarganes/AP)
Boston Police Department's body camera pilot program is supposed to start in September, but the police union has filed an injunction to try to stop the city from forcing officers to wear the cameras. (Damian Dovarganes/AP)
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In Suffolk Superior Court Friday, Judge Douglas Wilkins decided that Boston Police Commissioner William Evans does have the authority to order 100 officers to wear body cameras.

The Boston Police Patrolmen's Association had requested an injunction, arguing the order would violate the union's contract rights.

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Zeninjor Enwemeka, WBUR's digital reporter. She's covering the BPD body camera pilot plan. She tweets @Zeninjor.

This segment aired on September 9, 2016.

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