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9:18 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Police Body Cameras Cut Number of Complaints in Chesapeake, VA

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) - Chesapeake has seen a decline in complaints against police since it expanded the use of body cameras.

Citing police statistics, The Virginian-Pilot reports that there were 51 complaints in 2013, compared to 81 complaints in 2012. The number of complaints upheld declined from 24 in 2012 to 19 in 2013.

Two categories of complaints increased during the period. Racial-profiling complaints rose from five to 11, and procedural complaints increased from three to 14.

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12:47 pm
Mon February 13, 2012

Salisbury City Council to Discuss Budget Amendments


During tonight’s City Council meeting, a number of departments will be asking for money.

              The Salisbury Police Department is requesting appropriation of $21,000 to pay for emergency repairs to a police tower on Marine Road that was damaged by a lightning strike on Aug. 2, as well as budget amendment to transfer $1,400 earned through their ammunition recycling program from the General Fund into the Fire Department budget.

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