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Becker County Sheriff Kelly Shannon

New cameras for sheriff's squad cars

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Next time you're pulled over by a Becker County deputy, smile pretty for the new digital camera in the squad car.

And we won't even get into the lovely new taser you're going to feel if you decide to pick a fight.


Becker county commissioners on Tuesday agreed to spend about $85,000 on a dozen Watchguard video cameras -- part of a system that includes computer software, servers, storage and a dozen wireless transmitters to be worn by deputies.

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