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after a string of deadly confrontations between police and unarmed black men the obama administration friday pledging funds to out that local police departments with body cameras , waiters julia edwards is covering the story the twenty million dollars announced today to help with the purchase of body cameras as part of a seventy five million dollar initiative that president obama announced , december he announces if you remembered a really tense time during ferguson was right after the grand jury there i decided not to indict officer darren wilson in the shooting death of michael brown you know didn't come to the same day murder charges were filed against six baltimore police officers implicated in the death of twenty five year old freddie gray advocates a body can still help narrow the gap between different accounts of altercations between police and films , previous studies have shown fewer incidents of violence in communities where the cameras are enabled , but some critics have raised privacy concerns with someone be concerned to go up to a police officer , alert them of something in the community if they were where they were being taped , officers say that they really rely on the confidential interviews that they have with citizens and that if you breach that confidentiality are breached , the privacy of the officer you may be losing some of that information the federal funding announced friday will only be available to police departments that already have body camera policies in place