Wearable Camera Update: White House Proposal Includes $75M Investment In 50,000 Body-Worn Cameras For Police Officers

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White House Proposal Includes $75M Investment in 50,000 Body-Worn Cameras for Police Officers

Reported by: Mission Critical Communications

As you may have seen on the news, President Barack Obama proposed a three-year, $263 million investment package that will increase the use of body-worn cameras and expand training for law enforcement agencies, among other reforms. The proposal follows recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, where a grand jury decided last week not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, a black teen.

The grand jury decision prompted protests in Ferguson and across the country. A statement from Brown’s family after the decision announced a campaign to ensure that every U.S. police officer working the streets wears a body camera. Read Full Article from Mission Critical Communications 

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