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Coleman Moves Forward on Body Camera Program For Columbus Police

Columbus Mayor Mike Coleman announces the formation of a committee to implement a body camera program for Columbus police.

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman today moved forward on a plan to implement body cameras for police.

Coleman  announced the formation of a nine-person committee to recommend the best way to implement a body camera program next year for the Division of Police.

In a statement today Coleman said, "This technology can be used to improve safety and serve as a tool to protect both police officers and the citizens they encounter."

Coleman says the committee will have 4 to 6 months to study the issue. He says all of the committee's meeting will be open to the public.