Chicago Police To Buy $2.2M Worth Of Body Cameras
Six more Chicago police districts will use body cameras by summer 2016, according to a statement from the city.By Melissa Prax | November 29, 2015
By summer of next year, six more Chicago police districts will be using body cameras.
In a statement, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said expanding the use of body cameras "will help enhance transparency and credibility as well as strengthen the fabric of trust that is vital between police and the community."
The announcement comes during days of protests after the Chicago Police Department released dashcam footage of a city officer fatally shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.