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Layton Police Fleet Gets New Camera System

Layton Police Fleet Gets New Camera System

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(KSL News) The Layton Police Department has gone high tech.

Its entire fleet has been fitted with on-board digital camera systems. Cameras are not new, but most agencies still deal with clumsy VCR machines. The old format isn't as clear and is much harder to transfer and store images.

Officer Jason Nordgran, Layton Police Department: "When we pull into the station, the digital recorders hot sync to our station and then immediately, wirelessly transmit everything."

The number-one advantage to any type of recording system is that it helps document what goes on at a crime scene and makes cases a lot easier to present in court.

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