It is the policy of the Gloucester County Sheriff's Office / Corrections Division to utilize body worn video / audio cameras to assist agency personnel in the performance of their duties by providing an accurate and unbiased recorded account of any incidents. The policy also enhances transparency and accountability which reinforces community trust.
All sworn personnel wearing / utilizing a body worn camera are required to use the equipment consistent with the manufactures' guidelines and policy and procedures in line with the New Jersey Attorney General Directives.
Type of Cameras
The Gloucester County Sheriff's Office / Corrections Division utilizes Vievu LE4 and LE5 body worn cameras. The body worn cameras are worn on the outside of the departmental uniform shirt in the center of the chest.
Currently Gloucester County Sheriff Officers are not required to wear body worn cameras, and do not, only Corrections Officers currently wear body worn cameras. There are video recorded surveillance systems in most of the facilities patrolled by the Sheriff's Office, i.e.: