Albany Police Department: Body-worn Cameras
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The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $133,305 to the Albany Police Department in 2015 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program. APD purchased 250 Axon body-worn cameras in 2017.
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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.