Thursday, September 25, 2014

S.C. shooting illustrates: Police dash cameras should be mandatory equipment

Posted By on Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 9:03 AM


A South Carolina state trooper (white) shoots a black motorist for reaching into this car to get his ID after being stopped for a seatbelt violation. Would he have been charged with assault without dash cam video? Good question posed by Talking Points Memo.

Body cameras are a good thing for police, too.

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