Cleveland Police Start Second Pilot Project for Dash Cameras

17850076-mmmainThe city launched another pilot project testing dashboard cameras in some police cruisers, with hopes of having every car outfitted by September. The city put TASER Axon Signal cameras in five police cars deployed in each of the city’s five police districts, plus another five cars in the traffic unit, spokesman Dan Ball said.
The pilot is the second test of the same TASER model, after the company made an update to the technology, Ball said. The test comes more than a year after Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty offered $500,000 to Cleveland police to pay for the cameras. Cleveland is the only major metropolitan police department in Ohio not to have dashboard cameras recording its officers’ interactions with the public. Read more..


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