Minneapolis Police Department: Body-worn Cameras
|Agency||Minneapolis Police Department|
The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $1,030,500 to the Minneapolis Police Department from 2015-2018 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program. MPD uses Axon body-worn cameras.
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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.