In-Car Cams not Just for Big Cities, Thanks to Federal Grants

In car dashboard cameras are becoming more and more common, providing well organized evidence of traffic stops and police activity. Digital Ally DVM 750 And it turns out the cameras are withi reach of smaller jurisdictions, thanks to some federal
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In-car dashboard cameras are becoming more and more common, providing well organized evidence of traffic stops and police activity.

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Digital Ally DVM-750 And it turns out the cameras are withi reach of smaller jurisdictions, thanks to some federal programs.

So check out this news report from WALB in Albany, N.Y., describing the efforts of a local county in getting Digital Ally cams in their cars.

Ben Hill County (N.Y.) got a $100,000 federal grant for the units. So you don't have to be, say the government of Turkey, with a recent $3 million order, to take advantage of the technology.

(These cameras use a substitute mirror as a screen so officers can easily check out the camera view, among other features.)

The WALB report is here.

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