In these uneasy times we live in, police and other folks who put their lives on the line to protect ordinary citizens can never be too careful. Though there are many officers who do their job without fair and favor, national incidents have left an impression in the minds of many Americans and there are some who are very distrusting of law enforcement.
When it comes to protecting police officers and staying accountable, body cameras are an obvious choice. Some law enforcement officials may be wary of them, but there are actually many advantages of police body cameras:
- A clear picture: Contrary to what some might believe, body cameras don’t capture every single movement. But what they do capture is enough video footage to give juries and they’re commanding officers a look at what happens, especially in complex situations. Rather than having to paint a mental picture, those who need to see footage of what happened can do so. Bottom line: body cameras elimi