Body Cameras

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Nassau County police announced the purchase of 2,500 body cameras for about $2.5 million and millions more in annual data storage costs. The department said 1,700 Nassau police officers will be outfitted with cameras. 

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The Derby, Connecticut, police department said it needs funding from the city government to pay for body cameras for its officers.

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The lack of footage for a police shooting involving a white Derby, Connecticut, officer and a Black man is drawing attention to the cost of body cameras.

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The Nassau County Legislature approved a state-mandated police reform plan that equips officers with body cameras, diverts some 911 calls to mental health experts and collects and publishes data on a wide range of issues.

Police Body Camera
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After much resistance, Suffolk County publicly released its policy on how it uses body cameras. The long-sought policy raises several concerns for civil rights advocates, experts, and lawmakers. The release comes three weeks after police officers were seen on a body camera kicking a handcuffed suspect.

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