New Haven police body camera vote moved to next week

New rules are setup for police officers to wear body cameras, use of physical force will be investigated by the Division of Criminal Justice

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — New Haven Police will vote on police body cameras next Monday.

That vote was supposed to happen on Tuesday, but got moved.

The Board of Alders is supposed to decide wheter to use a $1.5 million state grant for those body cameras.

Police body cameras are making top priority for the city of New Haven’s new Police Chief Anthony Campbell.

His vision is to bring more transparency and accountability to the department.

The department is in no way shape or form broken, but there are things we can do a lot better. So for me priorities are transparency and accountability. I believe one of the biggest ways to bring that about is the body worn cameras.” – Police Chief Anthony Campbell

The vote has been moved to Monday. News 8 will let you know what happens at that vote.

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