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Body-Worn Cameras Coming To Ypsilanti Police Department In March

Dec 1, 2014

Ypsilanti City Council Tuesday night will consider paying for body-worn cameras for the police department.


Chief Tony DiGiusti is asking for $54,634 to not only pay for 15 body-worn cameras, but to upgrade the department's in-car video system. 

City Council will also consider transferring ownership of two parcels of land to the Ypsilanti Housing Commission to be used in part as offices where low-income residents can have access to the Internet and Family Empowerment Program counselors.

Editor's note:

Tuesday, Ypsilanti City Council approved the purchase of the cameras. A detailed update will follow this post.