The gear will probably be bought for $forty eight,828.seventy three from WatchGuard, an organization that sells regulation enforcement video methods. Funding additionally will go towards mandatory redactive software program and hardware, which can permit officers to blur faces and alter voices in movies.
After the approval, Chief of Police Michael Hedlund commented on the need of video gear in regulation enforcement.
“It is sort of develop into ingrained in regulation enforcement and also you virtually need to have them today,” Hedlund stated.
Hedlund expects the in-automotive and physique cameras to be put in and in-use by mid-March.
The council additionally accredited a request for the police division to start a K9 program. Hedlund stated his division had raised “someplace round $34,000.00” by means of fundraising and donations for this system.