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Walbridge, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Policeofficers in Walbridge are testing out new kind of camera that they say will cutback on crime.

Thenew camera is smaller than a key, and an officer can wear it on their pocket.They say having an extra set of eyes will make a big difference on the streets.

"[With]DUIs, we're going to catch that person slurring, we're going to catch thatperson on camera wobbling," said Jeffrey Goetz, Jr., an investigator with theWalbridge Police Department.

Goetzalso says the camera will help in drug busts.

"Whenwe find drugs in a vehicle, there's no question because this will pick upeverything that I find when I search a vehicle," he said. "If I pull marijuanaout of a center console, there's no question where it came from…Since thecamera doesn't lie, criminals can't lie about what happens on the scene."

Policeare testing the camera out to see if they will buy more. Officers say it helpsthem complete reports faster and more accurately.

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