Obama announces funding for 50,000 police body cameras


In an announcement today, the White House has pledged $263 million in new federal funding for police training and body cameras, set aside by executive order. The money includes $75 million allocated specifically for the purchase 50,000 cameras for law enforcement officers across the country.


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Source: www.theverge.com


It’s about time. Now we need a law that the police must use the cameras, and a stiff penalty if they do not.