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LAPD expects to start deploying body cameras this summer
LAPD expects to start deploying body cameras this summer

Los Angeles police officials said Tuesday that the department has received its first batch of body cameras and hopes to deploy the new technology this summer.  Although the LAPD has not finalized its policy for the cameras, the department is moving forward with "quite a bit of infrastructure work" to prepare the divisions that will use them first, LAPD's chief information officer told the Police Commission on Tuesday. Before the devices can be used, department officials must install the docking stations that will charge the cameras and upload their footage, Chief Information Officer Maggie Goodrich told commissioners. That installation also...

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