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July 30, 2011

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Ala. police seek wearable video cameras via grant

The Gadsden City Council approved the application for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance grant for $27,593

By Lisa Rogers
The Gadsden Times

GADSDEN, Ala. — The Gadsden Police Department will apply for more than $27,000 to buy digital video recorders for patrol officers to wear.

The Gadsden City Council approved the application for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance grant for $27,593.

Prices for the cameras start at less than $100, but Capt. Lamar Jaggears said the models the department wants to get range from $700 to $900.

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