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The video, obtained by The Baltimore Sun through a Maryland Public Information Act request, is among the first footage ever viewed from a police body camera in the city. The Sun is blurring the image of the person captured on the video to protect her privacy.

Baltimore police are set to spend nearly $6.8 million more on equipping thousands of officers with body cameras.

The Board of Estimates, the city spending panel controlled by Mayor Catherine Pugh, is set on Wednesday to award an amendment to an existing $11.7 million contract with Axon Enterprise Inc., formerly known as Taser International Inc.

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The amendment brings the amount of spending under the contract — which will now run until 2023 — to about $18.5 million. The contract initially was supposed to end in 2021.

Axon, formerly Taser International, announced it was launching a new program to provide every police officer in the country with a body camera.

The company is tasked with equipping 2,500 Baltimore police officers with body cameras, and also providing training, support and maintenance for the program.

City officials wrote that the company offered “favorable discounts” in persuading them to extend the contract.

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