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Weare police officers to wear body cameras on patrol
The body camera made by Taser that Weare police officers will soon be wearing in the field. (Courtesy)
“Yes, of course it’s because of recent lawsuits settled,” Weare Police Chief John D. Velleca said Thursday.
So far, none of the police officers have expressed concern over using the cameras, according to the chief.
“It seems to have evidence value. We would treat video as any other piece of evidence at that point,” the chief said.
The camera will be worn on the officer’s chest. Officers will inform citizens they are being recorded, Velleca said.
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