Public Advocate Letitia James: NYPD body cameras would thwart complaints against officers

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James says it would cost $32 million to equip the rest of the force with body cameras. (Credit: News 12)

Public Advocate Letitia James says a pilot program that would equip NYPD officers with cameras would help thwart constant complaints against the police department.

The program would first equip 15 percent of precincts with the most crime and highest level of complaints with the civilian complaint review board, most of which are in the Bronx and Brooklyn.

James says it would cost $5 million,...

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