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Newport Police Department: Body-worn Cameras

Axon-brand body-worn camera laying on a table
An example of an Axon body-worn camera.
Credit: City of Lafayette, IN
Agency Newport Police Department
Location Newport, RI
Technology Body-worn Cameras
Vendor Axon

The Newport Police Department purchased 10 body-worn cameras from Axon in 2017.

More about this technology

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.

Axon-brand body-worn camera laying on a table
An example of an Axon body-worn camera.
Credit: City of Lafayette, IN