Augusta County Virginia Sheriff's Office

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Overview

  • Augusta County, Virginia is located in the northwest portion of the state.[1]
  • Population: 77,487 (2020).[1]
  • Officers: 80[2]

Body Camera Policy

In 2023, the county considered a one cent real estate tax to fund camera. The increase was voted down.[3]

In December 2023, the Augusta County Board of Supervisors rejected the idea of applying for grants to fund cameras.[3]

In 2024, the department started a 60-day trial of body-worn cameras for 6 deputies.[3]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Augusta County, Virginia , wikipedia
  2. Divisions, Augusta County, Virginia
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Lyra Bordelon, Augusta sheriff's deputies begin body camera testing: Can residents expect a full rollout?, Staunton News Leader, 2024-02-05

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