Vernon PD first in Texas to Deploy FACT Duty Weapon Mounted Camera
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. –-(Ammoland.com)- The Vernon Police Department has implemented the FACT Duty Weapon-Mounted Camera (WMC) from Viridian Weapon Technologies. Viridian and the City of Vernon will hold a joint press conference as Vernon becomes the first agency in the state of Texas to formally adopt this technology. Chief Randall Agan and Viridian officials will speak on Tuesday, February 19 at 10:00 am at police headquarters: 1306 Main Street Vernon, TX 76384.
In addition to Vernon’s deployment, there are more than 50 other departments in Texas currently testing and evaluating the FACT Duty WMC. Nationally there are over 400 agencies testing and implementing this new technology.
The FACT Duty fits standard police duty weapons and holsters and records automatically, providing an unobstructed view from the end of an officer’s firearm. The need for this product continues to be validated in current events throughout the United States.
“We saw the importance of this technology when testing and that’s why we are announcing this today,” said Police Chief Agan. “This is easy to implement and affordable, but most importantly we feel it benefits our officers. The challenges they face today mean that having …Read the Rest