Oklahoma Agency Provides On-Body Video to Officers
April 04, 2011
The Owasso (Okla.) Police Department will begin outfitting its officers with wearable video cameras to record interactions with subjects, following approval by the City Council of the equipment.
The city will buy 35 cameras from Seattle, Wash.-based Vievu, which produces the PVR-LE2 pager-sized unit. The city will spend about $31,500 for the cameras and roughly $13,500 for data storage, reports the Tulsa World.
The agency adopted the system because many of its complaints involved incidents that were not captured on a cruiser's dashcam.
Read the full story at TulsaWorld.com.
Turning Cops Into Cameras
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