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Cumberland Police request nearly a half a million in funding body camera mandate

November 16th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

In preparation for the legislative mandate that all Maryland police officers wear body cameras by 2025, the Cumberland Police Department has requested nearly a half a million in funding from the City Council. Police Chief Chuck Ternent and Captain James Burt presented an overview to city officials during Tuesday’s work session- having selected a package available through Utility Associates out of Georgia. Captain Burt said the body cams offer protection for the officers and the public…