Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?
Quite a few procurement officers have absolutely no idea what the folks in the field really need when it comes to night vision. Nor do they understand the different uses of thermal imaging versus light amplification and when they should be deployed.
Night vision gear is still a lot more expensive than a flashlight, even though prices are falling and the gear is more portable and better-performing than ever before.
Advances in thermal imaging and night vision equipment are making these great law enforcement tools less expensive and easier to use.