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Madison Police to Wear Body Cameras after Donation by the Donahue Family Trust

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4/25/2014 12:00 AM
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New Haven Register (Apr. 24): “Madison Police to Wear Body Cameras after Donation by the Donahue Family Trust"

The addition of body cameras to a local police department's arsenal underscores a larger trend in law enforcement across the country, said Brian Smith, member of UNH's criminal justice faculty. “It’s not just a fad,” Smith said. “You’ll see it being made mandatory in some departments soon.”  He listed a slew of benefits that the cameras add, including the ability to review the legitimacy of complaints.

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