Atlanta Police Department: Body-worn Cameras
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The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $2,000,000 to the Atlanta Police Department in 2019 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program. In 2018, the Atlanta City Council approved funding for 180 body-worn cameras for Atlanta Police Department officers at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
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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.