By Express News ServiceTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The police department will deploy body-worn cameras on its staff in selected police station limits as part of police modernisation.
The government has accorded administrative sanction for procuring 50 body cameras at a rate of `30 lakh.
The cameras will be supplied by Broadcast Engineering Consultant India Ltd, a government of India undertaking.
With the arrival of the body cameras, the law enforcement can mount surveillance simultaneously while doing other works.
Senior police officers said use of cameras will streamline the functioning of the policemen and will bring down the criticisms against them.