Hogsett's proposed budget includes $1.2M for IMPD body cameras

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett speaks in Indianapolis in April 2019. (WTHR photo)
Mayor Hogsett's Budget Proposal
Mayor Hogsett's Budget Proposal

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett released his 2020 budget proposal Monday night at the City-County Building.

For the very first time, it includes money for IMPD to get body cameras.

Hogsett is proposing $1.2 million to equip IMPD with the technology that several other departments already use.

The mayor's $1.2 billion budget will also focus on infrastructure, food deserts and crime prevention.

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