first_img Top Stories WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a resolution urging state and local police departments to use body cameras.The non-binding resolution was passed on Wednesday by a vote of 421-6. The vote comes in the wake of several high-profile police shootings and other incidents.In Texas, a white police officer resigned Tuesday after he was filmed pinning a black teenage girl to the ground. The officer also had pulled his gun on other teens. Sponsored Stories Comments   Share   Congressman Al Green of Texas sponsored the resolution. Green, a Democrat, said body cameras bring much-needed transparency to police work and can protect officers against false allegations.Police agencies across the nation are considering using body cameras, though some are grappling with who should have access to the videos.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. How men can have a healthy 2019 New Valley school lets students pick career-path academiescenter_img Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall Get a lawn your neighbor will be jealous of 5 things to look for when selecting an ophthalmologist Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facilitylast_img