Sacramento police will now have to announce when — and why — they’re turning off bodycams

In the light of the shooting death of Stephon Clark, authorities in Sacramento, California, issued a directive mandating that police officers announce when — and why — they opt to turn off their body cameras.

Police shot Clark, 22, at least eight times after eyeballing him as a vandalism suspect, and he died in his own backyard. He was armed with only a cellphone. Two Sacramento Police Department officers muted the microphones on their bodycams in the moments following Clark’s...

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