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Just two days after its passage in committee the Providence City Council is set to vote on the Community Safety Act, in a special meeting. 

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The Providence Police Department will be the first in Rhode Island to start using body cameras in a couple of weeks. For the most part, the cameras are getting broad support. But the rollout is sparking debate over when and how the cameras and their footage should be used, as well as questions about the costs of running the program.