New Haven Board of Alders vote to apply for police body cameras

(WTNH)–The city of New Haven is now one step closer to having body cameras for its police officers.

City officials told News 8 that the Board of Alders voted unanimously on Monday night to authorize the mayor to apply for a $700,000 state grant to buy them.

The grant is part of the Department of Public Service’s “comprehensive problem-solving and community engagement strategy.”

There is no word yet on when the officers might receive the cameras.

Stay with News 8 for more updates on this story.

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