New Technology For Burke County Sheriff’s

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MORGANTON,NC– The Burke County sheriff says new technology will allow the department to spend more time patrolling and less time handling paperwork.

The office is phasing in new patrol cars that include in car computers that allow deputies to submit their crime reports from the field.

Right now officers have to leave their area and bring hard copies to the sheriff’s office.

The new patrol cars will also include cameras that automatically upload video to a server.

In the past officers had to switch discs and bring them to the sheriff’s office.