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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Body Cameras

Body cameras possible for local police

Kim Anderson and Melissa Puppo November 8, 2015

After law enforcement agencies around the nation were awarded a recent U.S. Justice Department grant, more police departments could be purchasing body cameras.The Akron Police Department is one of two...

Hiring, training process varies among police departments

Tyler Singleton February 5, 2015

In October 1999, Jim Cunningham of the Akron Police Department responded alone to an aggravated robbery call on East Waterloo Road. Cunningham found and ordered the two suspects to the ground. One suspect...

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