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Deputies now equipped with body cameras in Vanderburgh County

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If you're driving along St. Joseph Ave. and don't realize that you're speeding and a Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Deputy comes up to your window, smile, because you are more than likely on camera.

14 News got an exclusive, first look on Friday at the body cameras now being worn by the deputies.

Every motor patrol deputy with the office is now wearing a Muvi, a body camera that costs about $50, and records video and audio.

"It will make my folks safer, it will make the public safer, it will make us more efficient," said Williams. "We'll be able to learn from what we're doing, and learn better through time as we watch what we're doing today."

Sheriff Eric Williams told 14 News that the cameras are in use to protect the people, but also to protect those who protect us, against claims of mistreatment.

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