These devices are likely less crime deterrent tool and more CYA on the part of the department. The chief still has two wild card officers on his hands that he attempted to rid himself of last year - both liked to an unprovoked brutality case, both going rouge by leaving their jurisdiction to make an arrest, both caught lying in court, both think they're rambo understudies. Then there's the two resignations in lieu of firing in the past year. One for DUI and the other, well we'll never know. Most are top of the line but there are the few that like to use the excuse of "there was no tape" to cover their shady ways even though there's a camera rolling in every car. Hopefully these body cameras will put a stop to that...until they figure out a good excuse to disable or lose them. Keep trying Chief House. We support your efforts in flushing out the unsavories and getting some fresh friendly faces in the department.
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