U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver on Tuesday announced that $22.5 million in federal funding is available for law enforcement groups to help fund body-worn cameras for officers. Cleaver sought the funding from Congress in the aftermath of nationwide protests over fatal officer-involved shootings of unarmed citizens. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Sharp (right) said he welcomed federal money to help pay for and study body cameras.
U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver on Tuesday announced that $22.5 million in federal funding is available for law enforcement groups to help fund body-worn cameras for officers. Cleaver sought the funding from Congress in the aftermath of nationwide protests over fatal officer-involved shootings of unarmed citizens. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Sharp (right) said he welcomed federal money to help pay for and study body cameras. Glenn E. Rice grice@kcstar.com
U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver on Tuesday announced that $22.5 million in federal funding is available for law enforcement groups to help fund body-worn cameras for officers. Cleaver sought the funding from Congress in the aftermath of nationwide protests over fatal officer-involved shootings of unarmed citizens. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Sharp (right) said he welcomed federal money to help pay for and study body cameras. Glenn E. Rice grice@kcstar.com

Federal funding is secured for police to purchase and study body cameras

December 22, 2015 12:38 PM

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