Albert Lea police receive approval for body cameras

(ABC 6 News) – Throughout the state of Minnesota, hundreds of law enforcement officers that aren’t using body cameras will soon be equipped with them.

The Albert Lea police is the latest department to acquire body cameras after the city council recently approved the purchase of new cameras for the department.

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Deputy Chief Darren Hanson went in-depth with Betsy Singer on the funding that passed and what they mean for the department.