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Obama Administration Announces $20 Million for Police Body Cameras

The U.S. Department of Justice said Friday the Obama administration will provide $20 million in grants to dozens of local police departments as part of a pilot program aimed at expanding the use of body cameras by police officers. The move comes amid widespread protests over the April death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray while in the custody of Baltimore police.  Gray’s death was one of a series of deadly incidents involving officers and unarmed black males in the last year. “This...

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