Body cameras and 'dash cams' would cost Georgia police $125 mill - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

Body cameras and 'dash cams' would cost Georgia police $125 million

ATLANTA (WTOC) - Outfitting all police officers statewide with body cameras and vehicle “dash cams” could cost local authorities as much as $125 million over three years — a prohibitive hurdle despite efforts by some Georgia lawmakers to mandate them after events such as the shooting death of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo.

The new estimate from the state Department of Community Affairs came as both legislators and law enforcement officials prepare to tackle the issue when Georgia's Legislature reconvenes Jan. 12.

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