DOJ Awards $20M in Body-Worn Camera Grants

The Department of Justice announced awards totaling more than $20 million to 106 state, city, tribal and municipal law-enforcement agencies to establish and enhance law enforcement body-worn camera programs across the United States. 2016 Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program, will help law-enforcement organizations implement body-worn camera policies, practices and evaluation methods to make a positive impact on the quality of policing in individual communities. Under the grant announcement, BJA awarded more than $16 million to state, local and tribal agencies, as well as a $3 million supplemental award to continue support for body-worn camera training and technical assistance.


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