The Holcomb Police Department soon will be fully outfitted with body cameras, after the city council Wednesday night approved buying two body cameras and two in-car camera systems.
Holcomb Police Chief Tony Forsen said the HPD has been testing a body camera since the fall to see how the technology works. He recommended the council purchase two additional body cameras so that all three full-time officers on the force can be equipped with them.
Forsen also recommended replacing the in-car camera systems installed in police vehicles five years ago, which he said have become outdated.
“(The new system) is a panoramic view instead of the straight line view,” Forsen told the council.
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