Senator Collins Secures $250,000 in Funding Bill to Purchase Body Cameras for the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced today that she secured $250,000 for the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office to purchase body-worn cameras and in-car camera systems in the draft Fiscal Year 2022 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations bill that has been released by the Senate Appropriations Committee. The legislation must still be voted on by the full Senate and House. 

 

“In Maine, we are fortunate to have so many terrific and professional law enforcement officers who are devoted to their duty and to doing what is right. The mutual trust between our police force and the local community can be further strengthened by using body cameras,” said Senator Collins. “The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office will use this funding to purchase these critical tools, helping to keep our brave law enforcement officers and the local communities they serve safe. I will continue to champion this funding as the appropriations process moves forward.”

 

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