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Sebastopol Cops Now Camera-equipped

The camera units are about the size of a deck of cards, and are worn in the middle of the officer’s chest.
Credit Bruce Robinson, KRCB

  The entire

Sebastopol Police Department—a dozen full-time officers and 11 reservists—now carry department-issued video cameras that record all of their interactions while on the job. This may make them the first local law enforcement agency to be so equipped. Today, we find out why, and how they are used.

 

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