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     March 25, 2021      #65-84 KDJ

Sheriff gives update on body cams 

By Chris Breach

Kankakee County Sheriff Mike Downey said his department is going through the process of securing body cams for deputies, and he’s hopeful the purchase can be made in the next two months.

“We were hoping to have it done for today, so you could approve it and move it to the County Board,” said Downey to members of the Kankakee County Board finance committee on Wednesday at the county administration building.

The request for body cams has to go out for bid, and right now the sheriff’s office has received three quotes.

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