Police to wear body cameras

Thursday, January 23, 2014 | 6:41 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica -- National Security Minister Peter Bunting has announced plans for select police units to wear body cameras even as concerns are being expressed over allegations of extra-judicial killings and professional misconduct by members of the force.

Making the disclosure at Thursday’s Post Cabinet Press Briefing at Jamaica House in St Andrew the National Security Minister said that the project to deploy body worn cameras for select Jamaica Constabulary Force Units is scheduled to commence rollout in the second half of this year.

More information later.





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