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Kern County Sheriff’s Office: 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 Kern County Sheriff’s Office
Location Bakersfield, CA
Technology Body-worn Cameras
Vendor Axon

Kern County Sheriff’s Office had at least 325 body-worn cameras, enough to outfit all of its deputies, as of 2021.

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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.

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