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Gov. Lujan Grisham signs public safety accountability bill requiring body cameras for police

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation on Wednesday, July 7 that requires New Mexico police officers to wear body cameras in an effort to prevent unlawful use of force and to improve accountability measures in cases of inappropriate excessive force. This camera requirement applies to city police, county sheriff’s agencies, state police, and the Department of Public Safety.

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