The $4.7 million will purchase 100 new squad cars and make improvements to the firing range facility and the police academy.
The biggest considerations for ISP are maintenance of body cameras and affordability.
The ML-12 shoots bean bags filled with tiny lead pellets to knock down — but not kill — its target.
The testing comes as a university committee made up of students, faculty and other officials contemplates integrating the devices into the police department.
Indiana University police officers have been using cameras in their squad cars for years.
Police departments across Indiana were looking into body camera technology long before the events in Ferguson, Mo.
Police departments are requiring their officers wear body cameras sparking privacy concerns. And a visit with the birth mother of Abdul Rahman Kassig.
The police are there to look out for students during hours when they might be heading home from bars and clubs.
Police say two 24-year-old women were sexually assaulted by men at gunpoint.
State Police are receiving federal money to fight the drug.