Los Angeles

LAPD Testing On-Body Cameras

30 officers have volunteered for trials

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LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — Police officers assigned to foot patrols of downtown Los Angeles began wearing on-body cameras on Wednesday as the city evaluates different models to include in its policing.

Police Commission President Steve Soboroff said 30 officers have volunteered for 90-day trials of devices provided by Arizona-based Taser International Inc. and Coban Technologies Inc. of Houston

(H/T Charles WT)