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GVPD Now Using Body-Worn Cameras

They’ve been ordered, tested, tried out, and are now in full use…

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Police Chief Alex Gammelgard says they have 25 cameras, for approximately 24 officers, so there will be one or two that can be used as a backup if one needs to be repaired, or taken offline for any reason. Gammelgard says the cameras have three modes-‘off’, ‘record’, and ‘on’ mode, where the cameras will record video only, and only store the most recent 30 seconds…

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The officer would then have to put the camera into record mode to get audio and further video. The video can then be stored on a cloud-based system…

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The cameras were purchased in May, after a vote of approval from the City Council.

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