Newton County Sheriff's Office: Body-worn Cameras
|Agency||Newton County Sheriff's Office|
The Newton County Sheriff's Office began using Axon body-worn cameras in 2016. The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $134,199 to the Newton County Sheriff's Office from 2015-2017 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.
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Many law enforcement agencies require officers to attach body-worn cameras to their chests or shoulders to capture interactions with suspects and the public. Some cameras stream live and can be combined with face recognition technology.