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Phillipsburg police now equipped with body-worn cameras

PHILLIPSBURG, NJ (Warren County) – The Phillipsburg Police Department announced the deployment of body-worn cameras, Phillipsburg Police Chief Robert Stettner said.

It is the policy of the Phillipsburg Police Department to utilize body-worn cameras to their fullest extent for the day-to-day patrol function and to maintain the necessary safeguards that will ensure the non-discriminating use as well as the proper preservation of evidence that may be obtained through use of this technology, Stettner said.

The Phillipsburg Police Department’s goal is that body-worn Cameras will be worn to enhance community trust and record public interactions in an official capacity. You will see the cameras on the police officers’ outermost garment, in the center of the upper body, Stettner said.

The body worn cameras will be used in accordance with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office Directive and Phillipsburg Police Department policy, Stettner said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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