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Bakersfield Police Department implements body camera pilot program

Posted: 2:51 PM, Jul 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-05 21:51:05Z
Bakersfield Police Department implements body camera pilot program

The Bakersfield Police Department implemented the departments body camera pilot program July 1. 

This comes after Bakersfield City Council voted and approved a body camera pilot program last April. According to BPD, the program includes 20 cameras with hardware, software, storage redaction programs, DA access and 24-hour technical support. 

BPD's impact team is testing Lenslock and Axon cameras, which will be worn by the Special Enforcement Unit.