Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Home  >  Topics  >  Police Grants

Police Grants Article

July 24, 2013

PrintCommentRSS

Louisiana police get cameras thanks to grant

By Marcelle Hanemann
The Daily News

BOGALUSA, La. — Footage from cameras positioned on windshields of law enforcement vehicles is becoming a familiar sight on television shows and news reports, and now the Bogalusa Police Department has the equipment to get in on the action.

More importantly, the BPD has a new tool that will help it locate and bring in criminals while also providing documentation that could back up officers’ accounts of their actions.

Thanks to an approximately $95,000 federal grant, 10 BPD units have been fitted with two cameras apiece.

Full Story: 10 police units get cameras thanks to grant