Should Every Police Officer Be Outfitted With A Body Camera?

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6. Fieldstadt, E. (2014, November 26). Should Every Police Officer be outfitted with a body
Camera? In NBC NEWS. Retrieved June 28, 2015, from
Fieldstadt, 2014, -in this report Fieldstadt reports with hopes to help the inquirer to demand and vote for the need of body cameras for all law enforcement. Fieldstadt infer that in order to stop excessive force by the police discretionary decision there must be evidence which proves the discretion of the law enforcer is impaired. Fieldstadt comes to this conclusion after the discretionary, excessive force towards Michael brown in Ferguson. Fieldstadt reports due to the many versions of what
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Police officers being outfitted with body cameras will demise the fabrication of key witnesses and the discretionary decision to use excessive force towards unprotected citizens. Fieldstadt report in this article that there are many undisclosed video from cell phones which have unearth the true intention of the law officer and put to silence many false witnesses. In reference, to Murray et al, Staten Island man dies after NYPD cop puts him in chokehold. Murray et al, reports that it was a video camera which gave the American citizen indignation to demand administrative reform. Also, Fieldstadt, reports within this article a comparison to the Fantz et al, Texas pool Chaos video, which shows a chaotic police officer unable to use appropriate discretion to carry out his sworn duty as a local law enforcer. In addition, Fieldstadt reports that police officers who wear body cameras are truly law enforcers protecting the civil rights of all citizens. A good reference to this …show more content…
Ford reports that the dash cam video of a law enforcer is a valuable piece of delivery to the discretionary choice of law enforcement. Also, Ford reports that the family attorney is hopeful of a conviction due to the value a ‘cell phone video’ provided solidifying the facts “police brutality exist and ‘excessive force’ is not an option for certain citizens. Ford reports, the value of a video according to the attorney is the determining factor because statistics are being rewritten due to the deaths of other black men. Therefore, this article by Ford, is a great reference to the main point of these annotated bibliography’s that unveils the truth of “police brutality: is excessive force discretionary? In addition, Fords report is a good reference to the FBI, (2015, bibliography five) and Fieldstadt, E. (2014, bibliography six). These three article in particular add value to the need of reformation of the police grants supposedly used for the educating of citizens according to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The author has learned that discretionary decisions of the police needs further evaluation and the FCC needs to enforce the education and training requirements of the federal, state and local law

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