The Importance Of Police Cameras

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Everyone has their local cops who survey the area to look for crime and speedsters throughout the day. We live in this world where all you have to do is follow the rules also known as the law and respect it. What happens when the people, who you feel you could trust the most goes above and beyond the call of duty? Many people have this question on their mind, especially when you start to see videos all over the news and social media of cops making bad decisions, which you would never believe they would do. When people of cops, they think of a person that is there for their protection and someone you can trust at all times. Police Brutality has been seen through history on multiple occasions, but as of late it has gotten to an every week type situation. Most of the time the police officer is firing their gun at an unarmed civilian and taking their life. This is why the idea of requiring police offers to wear cameras as a part of their uniform has been brought to the public eye as a scream for help. Although some people may feel that police officers don’t need to wear cameras, the …show more content…
It stops today…I’m minding my business, officer. Why don’t you just leave me alone?” Four officers surround Garner and wrestle him to the ground. One deploys a chokehold, a use of force specifically banned by NYPD regulations. Despite video evidence, police claim a chokehold was not used on Garner. While an officer shoves Garner’s head to the sidewalk, he repeatedly cries, “I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe.” And those are his final words. (13)
Clearly this shows that the police are getting out of control and no thinking about their actions on what they are doing. Taking innocent peoples’ lives for no reason. The officer was ruled out to not be indicted. Officers break the law and just get away with it when it is clearly illegal to use a chokehold maneuver in New

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