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Contributed by NAMPA / Associated Press.
LA deputies' private body cams raise transparency questions<
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By MICHAEL BALSAMO<
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The largest sheriff's department in the U.S. doesn't have a policy for body cameras after years of studying the issue.
So hundreds and perhaps thousands of its deputies have taken matters into their own hands and purchased the cameras themselves.
But it raises a host of thorny issues for the Los Angele ...