Salem Police Department buying 14 new body cameras, updated software

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The department already has six body cams it got in 2015

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SALEM, Ohio (WKBN) – The Salem Police Department is buying new body cameras.

The chief said it’s thanks to a $35,000 grant from the Pearce Foundation.

This grant will allow the department to buy 14 new Watchguard V-300 body cameras.

It can also buy 14 extra batteries, new software and a new server with a huge storage capacity, as well as pay for licensing fees.

The department already has six body cams it got in 2015 from the Shane Detwiler Foundation.

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