Pittsburgh’s police chief is retiring amid accusations that body cameras were used to secretly record officers


This was confirmed by 11 investigations Pittsburgh Police Chief Matt Lackner has retired after being accused of placing a secret camera in his police car and registration officers without their permission.

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Lackner has been placed on paid administrative leave, pending the results of the internal investigation.

Multiple sources told Chief Investigative Reporter Rick Earl Earl that Lackner used a body camera to record multiple officers in multiple police cars.

WPXI legal analyst Phil DiLucente said that could be a violation of state wiretap laws.



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