Dubuque Co. Sheriff Investing in Body Cameras

DUBUQE COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Dubuque County Sheriff's deputies and jail officers will soon be wearing body cameras while on duty.

The county recently approved buying 100 cameras.

Sheriff Joe Kennedy said jail staff will use 60 of them, paid for using inmate fees. The county will pay up to $112,000 for the other 40 cameras. He said he is applying for a grant to cover $35,000 of that.