Saratoga Co. Studying Body Cameras for Deputies – by H. Wessell

BALLSTON SPA,  January 28 – The recently formed Saratoga Board of Supervisors subcommittee on adopting body cameras as standard equipment for its patrol officers met for the first time last week. Over probably several months, according to chairman and Clifton Park Supervisor Philip Barrett, the panel will consider several aspects of the issue, including review of equipment and  video storage options; presentations on the  experience of other law enforcement agencies; usage policies and protocols and procedures developed by other policing departments. It is expected to develop  a recommendation to the Public Safety Committee and the full Board of Supervisors, hopefully he said  in time to include initial purchases in the 2016 County Budget.

Read the entire article in the Feb. 5th edition of the Express.