MinnPost: Many police departments in Greater Minnesota don’t have body cameras. A legislative proposal looks to change that.

EXCERPT: “In autumn of 2020, the International Falls Police Department tested officer-worn cameras for about six weeks but ultimately chose not to keep them. It’s not that the department didn’t like what it saw. Captain Mike Kostiuk said the cameras were ‘obviously a great tool that we’d love to have’ for a department that wants to become ‘a little more forward thinking’ and take advantage of new technologies. But Kostiuk said the price of body cameras — and the cost of maintaining, processing and releasing the video — was simply too high for an agency with only 11 full-time officers.” FULL STORY: https://fluence-media.co/3cDAlcu