Chicago’s Cook County wasted millions on Project Shield first responder project.

Cook County, Ill., which includes Chicago, wasted millions of taxpayer…

Cook County, Ill., which includes Chicago, wasted millions of taxpayer dollars on a mishandled effort to enable first responders to capture and share video and data, according to a December report (click here for DHS report) from the Homeland Security Department inspector general.

The intent of Project Shield was for mobile and fixed cameras to transmit video to decision makers during an emergency so they could strategically deploy first responders.

Read the rest of Zach Rausnitz’s article at Fierce Homeland Security.

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