Detroit police unveil new cameras to be worn by officers and newest batch of scout cars

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit police showed off the latest technology they hope to try out soon: Cameras that could be worn by officers to record video and audio.

Police say the cameras are part of a pilot program. They are using a product known as the Taser Axon Body-Worn Camera .

The new cameras can be worn by officers in several configurations. One option would allow officers to clip the camera on to their glasses or sunglasses.

The pilot program will begin with twenty officers in the city's 2nd Precinct. Chief James Craig said police would evaluate the cameras and look into the cost of deploying them on a wider basis.

Police also showed off the latest batch of scout cars that have been provided to the department via corporate donations.

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