Obama Wants More Police Wearing Body Cameras

December 01, 2014
 

President Barack Obama is proposing a three-year, $263 million spending package to boost law enforcement training and police department reform.

It would include $75 million for to help pay for 50,000 small cameras that police can wear on their lapels.
 
Obama isn't seeking to pull back federal programs that provide military-style equipment to police departments.
 
The president is discussing the conclusions of a three-month review today in a series of meetings with his Cabinet, civil rights leaders, law enforcement officials and others.

Story source: AP