Should Wearing Body Cameras Is Violating Our Right Of Privacy Or Is It Not?

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The Framers made the government to work properly so they created the Constitution to give citizens rules to abide. Amendments are the rules that the citizens have to follow such as freedom of speech, the right to bear arms and the right of privacy. The fourth amendment is the right to privacy such as no unreasonable seizures and searches to your personal belongings and property without any warrants. A search usually has to be based on probable cause- a reasonable basis to believe that the person can be linked to a crime (Remy, 2016). In this case, the topic about whether the police should wear body cameras is violating our right of privacy or is it not?

One incident that really stood out about police officers should be wearing a body camera, is the incident about Michael Brown. On August 2014, an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by Officer Darren Wilson (Anastasia, 2015). Everyone had their own speculations on whether the officer is not telling the truth and that he didn’t shoot the teenager for self defense, but he felt threatened due to the teenagers skin color resulting in being a discrimination case to black people. In the end, the judge decided to not convict Officer Wilson (Anastasia, 2015). Questions are rising that if just police officers have to mandatory wear body cameras, it would be really beneficial for situations like this. Same situations like the Michael Brown’s Case has been occurring multiple times and they all have the same setting, which is…

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