Colonie police train cameras on selves

"This really fits into our plans with improving the integrity of the town," said town Supervisor Paula Mahan.

"You have to spend the money to avoid having to spend it on costly litigation. In the long run it's going to prove to be cost effective."

The digital cameras will be used in the interviews of all those charged with felonies, burglaries, violent crimes and robberies, as well as sex crime suspects, said Heider. That list could be expanded. The interviews, as well as daily police interaction in hallways and adjoining rooms will be digitally stored for 90 days; the amount of time most allegations are typically made against police, Heider said.""

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