Joliet faces higher costs for police body cameras and squad cars

City manager alerts council to higher costs coming in police budget

A Joliet squad car sits on the street in downtown Joliet.
City Manager James Capparelli listens to a speaker at the Joliet City Council meeting on Tuesday. Tuesday, July 19, 2022 in Joliet.
A police officer is seen with a body camera on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021.
Public Works Director Greg Ruddy attends a meeting of the Joliet Land Use and Legislative Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, at Joliet City Hall in Joliet, Ill.