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How to Start a Body-Worn Camera Program on any Budget

on March 27, 2019 7:22 pm

Looking to implement a body-worn camera program? Here are some tips to help you get your program off the ground without breaking your budget. According to TIME Magazine, nearly one-third of law enforcement agencies in the U.S. have some sort of body-worn camera program. But a recent report from The Washington Post highlighted the struggle some departments are having in regards to paying the costs associated with implementing a body-worn camera program. The Post reported that some departments – especially smaller ones – have begun to either delay or outright drop their body-worn camera programs due to the costs associated with the use of them. As technology advances and body-worn cameras have quickly become a standard tool in the law enforcement toolbox, it can be an overwhelming task to find a cost-effective way to implement a body-worn camera program. There are several factors you should consider when deciding to implement body-worn camera technology. But here are some key things to consider that can help your department implement such a program without breaking the bank: Mountains of Data Among the costs associated with body-worn cameras, the cost of managing the thousands of hours of footage produced by these cameras is often...

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