Council says OK to body cameras
by Ricky Leroux
04:00 AM, Tuesday, April 21
SMYRNA — The Smyrna City Council voted 7-0 to approve purchasing 75 body cameras for the city’s police department at a cost of $68,140 at its meeting Monday. The purchase comes about a month after a Smyrna man was fatally shot by a Smyrna police o...

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