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White Plains police to equip officers with body cameras

Several recent high-profile police-involved shootings across the country have ignited calls to equip police officers with body cameras. White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong says after a 10-month

News 12 Staff

Apr 28, 2015, 1:29 AM

Updated 3,368 days ago

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Several recent high-profile police-involved shootings across the country have ignited calls to equip police officers with body cameras.
White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong says after a 10-month pilot program, the department is moving forward with plans to equip all uniformed officers with body cameras.
The city plans to make an initial investment of $80,000 to buy 50 cameras.
While most residents approved of the idea, other people News 12 spoke with said more needs to be done, especially regarding privacy issues.


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