February 29, 2024

Dodge City PD Already Looking at Body Cameras For Officers

Dodge City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) In order to help law enforcement and suspects avoid what happened in Ferguson, Missouri, President Obama wants 263 million dollars so police can equip officers with body cameras. The good news Dodge City Police Chief Craig Mellecker is already one step ahead.

Mellecker likes body cameras.

Why is there a real need for officers to get body cameras? 

For Mellecker making a decision on what camera system to use is not easy.

The cost for using these cameras could run up to $190, 000 during the first five years.

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