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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Body-Worn Camera Implementation

Body Worn Camera Website

The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office is in the process of purchasing body-worn cameras. A written policy must be in place before this technology can be implemented (MN Statute 626.8743).

The public is invited and encouraged to review the proposed policy and provide input through Monday, September 26th, 2022, by doing one of the following:

• Email: Captain Paul Barta at

• Phone: (507) 304-4807

• Mail: Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office

Attn: Captain Paul Barta

401 Carver Road PO Box 228

Mankato, MN 56002-0228

Comments about the policy may also be provided at the 9:00 am, September 27th County Board meeting, held on the second floor of the Historic Courthouse, 204 South 5th Street in Mankato.

The draft policy is online at and copies are also available at the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office located at 401 Carver Road in Mankato.

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