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Police Body Cameras
In this Jan. 15, 2014 file photo, a Los Angeles Police officer wears an on-body camera during a demonstration in Los Angeles.
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Champaign Council Unanimously Backs Body Cams For Police

The Champaign City Council has taken the initial step towards providing police body cameras for all city officers.  Members unanimously endorsed providing the cameras for 125 officers in Tuesday’s study session, with a final contract expected in 4 to 6 weeks. Police Chief Anthony Cobb says the cameras increase accountability, and make things safer for both the officer and the public.

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