The Importance Of Cameras In The Police

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The reason for this is because people claim cops take advantage of their power and attack innocent people. No one really knows if the cop was right for shooting the unarmed teen. There are a lot of disputes pertaining this issue. Some cops do in fact abuse their power but just because there is one bad apple in the bunch, not all the others are going to be rotten. Cameras will help protect those officers who do the right thing against unfounded civil complaints of brutality and racism. Miami officer Lydia Marquez talked about the uneasiness of her job. Now it is really hard to do what she loves, which is to protect people because those people have different emotions towards them. "When I kiss my children in the morning before I go to work, I …show more content…
Cops now feel like they are not being trusted and it is a huge violation of their privacy. The cameras will record every single encounter with every single civilian that doesn 't necessarily have to be recorded. Do bystanders want to appear in the video when shown to the courtroom? This view seems convincing at first, but the cops’ jobs will be easier with the presence of cameras. Now cops will not be blamed for being unfair or being brutal. The evidence will all be in that video. Victims can escape from being falsely accused. If you did nothing wrong, why should you be scared of a surveillance …show more content…
More and more cops are being falsely accused for brutality and racism making people afraid. Cops on the other hand can 't be trusted by their community and are having problems showing them what they are really for. Cameras will help the citizens of the country feel safer. It will give people of all races and ethnic backgrounds piece of mind to be able to talk to cops or have the cops talk to them without there being any problem. Now there is extra surveillance that will help both law enforcement officers and the people. Although, there are many states that do issue body cameras to their police officers, this all should be done nationwide. We have seen how much change it has brought to the state of California why not see that change in all of our states? Cameras will help prevent violence in the community by being present and recording everything that happens, it will help safe the government and court systems a lot of money in trying to resolve crimes by providing extra evidence, and it will keep our police officers safe. It will stop all the negative talks about our first responders and it will show people that not all cops abuse of their power. Police brutality will not be a problem anymore and the safety of our cops will be guaranteed. Cameras may cost a lot, they may be hard to maintain or to store all the film, but what is better than having a community where people are not scared of cops? Where teens of all ages and

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