Medford Township Police Officers to begin wearing body worn cameras

Medford Township joins a growing number of Burlington County Police Departments and police departments nationwide in deploying the cameras.

Medford Township Police Chief Richard J. Meder announced today that beginning September 1, 2017, all Medford Police Officers will be equipped with body worn cameras.

Medford Township joins a growing number of Burlington County Police Departments and police departments nationwide in deploying the cameras.

According to the police department, “the goal of this program is to foster a greater level of trust and transparency within the community.”

The cameras were purchased with a combination of funding from the Medford Township municipal budget, and funding from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program administered through the State of New Jersey.