PAPILLION, Neb. (KLKN)– The Sarpy County Sheriff’s Workplace plans to start utilizing body-worn cameras with within the subsequent couple of weeks.
The cameras and gear have been funded by means of the mixture of a federal grant, federal forfeiture funds, and county budgetary funds. The Sheriff’s Workplace acquired 42 body-worn cameras. The cameras will probably be worn by deputies assigned to the Street Patrol.
The challenge has been within the works for roughly a 12 months and a half. The Sheriff’s Workplace performed analysis, accomplished the federal grant software course of, subject examined cameras, organized funding, created insurance policies, addressed storage and technical points, acquired the gear, and is at present coaching deputies.
As a part of the challenge, the present in-car digital camera programs will probably be up to date. It will permit the cameras within the cruisers and the body-worn cameras to work collectively on the identical system.
Physique-worn cameras could be a useful gizmo for evidentiary functions, documentation, investigating complaints, enhancing security, and enhancing coaching.