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Spokane City Council Approves Body Cameras For Spokane Police Officers

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Citizens of Spokane will soon notice Spokane Police Officers carrying at least one extra piece of equipment: body cameras. 

Following a recommendation from the Use of Force Commission, the Spokane City Council voted unanimously to approve the purchase of body cameras for officers. The purchase amount totals over $730,000 dollars plus tax and shipping, though officers won't begin wearing the cameras until sometime next year. 

The City Council said the body cameras are a step in the right direction. 

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