Phenix City Police to get more body cameras

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - The Phenix City Police Department got the green light from city council to purchase around 13 new body cameras for their department.

Officers in the department use body cameras, but according to city officials the cameras currently in use are going on their fifth year of use and head police officials are looking for an upgrade.

The total cost of the new body cameras is expected to cost just over $7,000.

City officials say the current cost of a body camera can range anywhere from $400-600.

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