Portland city officials approve $2.5M contract for police body cameras

Posted on AllSides November 30th, 2023
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ortland is the last major city in the country to adopt police body cameras PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – It’s official: Portland police officers are getting body cameras. Portland City Council approved $2.5 million to fund a contract with Axon Enterprises, a company that provides body camera services to law enforcement across the U.S. The vote comes after a two-month pilot program involving 150 officers, which Portland Police Association President Aaron Schmautz said went smoothly. “Most of the issues that came up were very low level. Just navigating when to turn...

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