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Metro awarded $250,000 for body video cameras

The U.S. Department of Justice revealed a $250,000 grant for Metro’s body video cameras program Monday.

The grant, funded by the DOJ’s Office of Justice Programs, requires City to match the award and establish a strong implementation strategy and a durable training policy before acquiring electronic cameras or equipment.

City has actually currently adopted body-worn cam systems for some precincts and released its policies previously this month.

The company said it will deal with electronic camera video footage as a public record, much like police reports and other files. If the video is linked to an examination, nevertheless, City won’t release it right away. Such video footage would become public when it is utilized as evidence in a criminal case in open court.

City was one of 73 police departments in 32 states to share in the more than $19.3 million in financing from the federal firm.

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UNLV Latin Jazz Awarded Top Honors by DownBeat Magazine

Jazz research studies students have earned 8 student music awards given that 2010

Arts & & Culture| May 11, 2015|By Jennifer Vaughan

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Ensemble, and their director, Uli Geissendoerfer, won the distinguished 2015 DownBeat Publication Student Music Award for Latin Group in the undergraduate college classification. They contended against top university ensembles worldwide for the honor. This is the eighth DownBeat Magazine Student Award for UNLV Jazz Researches students because 2010. The DownBeat Student Music Awards, established in 1976, are considered the most

distinguished awards in jazz education. Hundreds of artists, music teachers and music market specialists received their very first global acknowledgment as DownBeat Student Music Award winners. Winners have gone on to appear on the cover of DownBeat as professional artists. Ratings have actually been showcased in the magazine and have won either Critics or Readers Survey honors. Students have utilized this acknowledgment to amass more than$10 million in scholarship opportunities.