Body camera contract approved

Pact to cost the city $135,224.03

AIRWAY HEIGHTS – A contract renewal between the Police Department and Axon Enterprise Inc. was unanimously approved Sept. 18 during the City Council meeting.

The renewed five-year contract will cost the city $135,224.03.

According to Lt. Jake Keith, the department has been using body cameras for about 15 years.

“Body cameras are often the solution to increase police accountability and transparency,” Keith said. “Because body cameras provide an audio and visual recording of encounters between the police and the public. “They may encourage officers and community members to maintain a higher stan...


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