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New Brighton Police To Get Body Cameras Thanks To Federal Grant

New Brighton police officers will soon be wearing body cameras thanks to a federal grant recently awarded to the department.

New Brighton Borough will receive $15,610 in funding from a federal program that offers grants to purchase camera systems, data storage and other costs relating to implementation or expansion of body-worn camera (BWC) systems for law enforcement and corrections institutions in Pennsylvania.

“BWCs are useful for documenting evidence, officer training, preventing and resolving complaints by members of the public, and strengthening police transparency, performance and accountability,” said Tom Albanese, borough manager for New Brighton. “This technology is a key to ensuring the public outcry for justice and accountability for our police is met.”

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