Pennington County Sheriff's Office: Body-worn Cameras
|Agency||Pennington County Sheriff's Office|
|Location||Rapid City, SD|
The Rapid City Police Department and the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office received a $300,000 U.S. Department of Justice matching grant for body-worn cameras in 2017. The agencies implemented Axon body-worn cameras in 2018.
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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.