Pa. PD gets $15K grant for body-worn cameras
New Brighton will receive $15,610 in funding from a federal program that offers grants to purchase camera systems
By Dani Fitzgerald
Beaver County Times
NEW BRIGHTON, Pa. — The borough will receive more than $15,000 for police body cameras, according to a release from state Rep. Aaron Bernstine.
The borough will receive $15,610 in funding from a federal program that offers grants to purchase camera systems, data storage and other costs relating to implementing or expanding body-worn camera (BWC) systems for law enforcement and corrections institutions in the state.
The BWC Policy and Implementation Program to Support Law Enforcement Agencies program supports agencies seeking to establish or expand BWC programs and have specified plans to implement this technology in a manner that maximizes the benefits of BWCs, the release said.