Digital revolution spreading to police cars


By Russell Lissau, The Chicago Daily Herald

It was just before 7 a.m., and Mundelein police officer Chris Callas was on patrol near the intersection of Prospect and McKinley avenues.

Suddenly a woman drove through the crossing, apparently ignoring the stop sign at the corner. Callas immediately triggered his squad car's new DVD camera, which - thanks to an electronic program that records even when the camera isn't activated - captured video of the offense.
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