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body cameras planned for sheriff's office

Thursday, November 30, 2017 12:25 PM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

LaPorte County Police officers will soon be wearing body cameras.

A 79 thousand dollar state grant will be used to fund part of the cost.

Sheriff John Boyd says body cameras will help both the police and


It'll also take some of the guess work out of what transpires during


Boyd says he's looking to acquire 50 body cameras.

He has some discretionary funds in the sheriff's office to go toward the

remainder of the cost for software and storage.

He's hoping to have them in use in about six months.
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