Body cameras in Texas capture police view
"It's another way to cover us from somebody trying to make up something that we've done," an officer said
By Laura C. Morel
The Dallas Morning News
DALLAS, Texas — Video cameras are everywhere: on laptops, on iPods, on cellphones - even on police officers' uniforms.
About 75 Texas police agencies, including Frisco, Little Elm and the Denton County Constable Offices, use CopVu, a small camera that clips on an officer's uniform. The camera allows officers to record anything from a traffic stop to a crime scene and is a valuable tool in court proceedings.
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