In the wake of officer-involved shootings in Ferguson, Mo., and elsewhere, there are growing calls to equip police with body-mounted cameras similar to this one used in Los Angeles. Officers in Grandview, Leawood, Lenexa, Merriam and Raytown are among those already using the cameras. Other departments, including Kansas City’s, are weighing their options.
In the wake of officer-involved shootings in Ferguson, Mo., and elsewhere, there are growing calls to equip police with body-mounted cameras similar to this one used in Los Angeles. Officers in Grandview, Leawood, Lenexa, Merriam and Raytown are among those already using the cameras. Other departments, including Kansas City’s, are weighing their options. File photo by Damian Dovarganes The Associated Press
In the wake of officer-involved shootings in Ferguson, Mo., and elsewhere, there are growing calls to equip police with body-mounted cameras similar to this one used in Los Angeles. Officers in Grandview, Leawood, Lenexa, Merriam and Raytown are among those already using the cameras. Other departments, including Kansas City’s, are weighing their options. File photo by Damian Dovarganes The Associated Press

Amid more scrutiny of police, KC-area departments employ body-mounted cameras

December 01, 2014 5:22 PM