The San Francisco and Los Angeles police departments are becoming the latest cities moving to dress their officers with body cameras.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced Thursday that he has included $6.6 million in the city’s upcoming budget for as many as 1,800 body cameras. He summed up why departments across the nation are scrambling to purchase the devices.
“San Francisco deserves the best in 21st century policing, and technology has a part to play in that,” Lee said. “In light of what is happening across the country, we need to do everything we can to build trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve.”
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