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A policeman wears a "body cam" (bodycam) during a demonstration of Italian far-left unions and mouvements (USB, Sinistra anticapitalista...) against the government of Matteo Renzi on June 28, 2014 in Rome.  AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO        (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmaker Proposes Officers Wear On-Body Cameras

State Sen. Shirley Turner said the measure is underscored by the deaths of Michael Brown in Missouri and Eric Garner in Staten Island.


A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit: CBS 2)

AP: In NJ, Police Layoffs Lead To Drop In Arrests

Police in five New Jersey cities where departments have had deep layoffs are making fewer arrests for minor offenses — a trend that experts fear could lead to a rise in the most serious crimes.