Miami-Dade Police Department: Body-worn Cameras
|Agency||Miami-Dade Police Department|
The Miami-Dade Police Department received a $1.2 million grant in 2015 from U.S. Department of Justice to purchase body-worn cameras. MDPD matched the grant to provide BWCs to 962 officers.
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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.