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Monday, April 20, 2015

Ansonia, Derby cops on track for body cameras

By Jean Falbo-Sosnovich
Register Correspondent
ANSONIA >> Ansonia police officers will soon be armed with a tool aimed at keeping interaction between police and citizens transparent.
Lt. Andrew Cota said the police department has received a $30,000 Justice Assistant Grant, which will be used to purchase body cameras for its officers.
“We decided to look into getting body-worn cameras to assist our offices in gathering information and evidence at scenes,” Cota said. “Additionally, there will be a recording of police and citizen interactions in the event that a complaint is made about an officer’s demeanor or actions.”

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