Bradenton goes live with police bodycams

Bradenton goes live with police bodycams
Bradenton PD have activated and are using bodycams. (Source: WWSB)

BRADENTON, Fla. (WWSB) - After holding an equipment demonstration Tuesday morning for the City Council, Bradenton Police’s bodycams are going live.

The agency tweeted photos of the equipment that they say will allow the department to be more transparent in arrests. The city has been discussing the use of cameras for years.

A pilot program using the cameras started in 2020 and the department secured funding in October of last year.

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