Charleston Police Department: Body-worn Cameras
|Agency||Charleston Police Department|
The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $25,264 to the Charleston Police Department in 2015 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program. CPD also received a $84,803 grant for BWCs through the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.
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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.