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Roaring Spring Police Add Body Cameras


January 7, 2021

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The Roaring Spring Police Department has recently began using body cameras. Police Chief Greg Wyandt said body cameras eliminate any doubt about what goes on at the scene of a call.

Law enforcement agencies across the country have come under increasing public scrutiny. With headline-grabbing incidents of police shootings, 2020 saw a rise in protests, both peaceful and violent, against the police.

The wave of anti-police movements that swept across the country has put law enforcement on the defensive, and with almost every move being questioned, more departments are turning to body cameras to provide a video record of their encounters with the public and eliminate a "he said she said" scenario between police and subjects.

"In today's society, they are a needed tool," sa...

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