MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says it’s seeking comment from the public on its plan to put body cameras on officers.

A forum on the topic is slated to be held Dec. 20 during the regularly scheduled Washington County Board meeting, which starts at 9 a.m.

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The sheriff’s office says it plans to put the portable recording devices on all its licensed peace officers.

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Before implementing its plan, however, state law requires that the department give the public a chance to comment on the policy.

Comments can be made at the board meeting or via mail and email.

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Washington County sits east of the Twin Cities metro, along the Wisconsin border.