SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – The South Sioux City police department is moving forward with implementing body cameras on all law enforcement officers.
After almost of year of training with the devices, Monday South Sioux City Council approved a policy that would allow the department to provide each officer with a camera. Mayor Rod Koch believes the new policy will ensure the safety of both the police officers and the community they serve.
“The body cameras are good for everybody, both for South Sioux City and the people who are involved in the incidents. That’s just a guarantee that if something happens it’s on film,” said Koch.
Officials are still determining where they plan to store the video captured on police body cameras as well as how long the video should be kept on file before it can be removed.