Colfax police prepare to switch bodycams
New contract saves money, improves service
September 30, 2021
COLFAX – New bodycams for the Colfax police are going to save money for the city and improve service for the department.
After a four-year contract with Axon, Colfax police is moving to use Motorola Watchguard body-worn cameras to record police work.
"We think it's a better deal and better quality," said police Chief Bruce Blood.
The Motorola cameras are used by the Whitman County Sheriff's Office, which was a factor in deciding to change companies.
Cost is another factor.
"With the Axon system, we had storage problems ... and overage fees," said Blood.
Motorola has unlimited video stor...