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Police Chief Angela Greene says body-worn cameras can instill a greater sense of trust in the community by creating more transparency and trust in the police department. The cameras could be in use within the next few months.

Police Chief Angela Greene hopes new body-worn cameras will increase the community’s trust of Lexington officers. The department will spend just under $200,000 to buy 18 cameras. Many of Virginia’s law enforcement agencies already have the cameras.

Angela Greene begins her service in Lexington on May 10. She was fired as Portsmouth’s top cop during a political firestorm last year over a Black Lives Matter protest.