Chokehold Ruling Puts Police Body Camera Plan In Doubt

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Earlier this week, President Obama proposed a spending package to equip police with body-worn cameras, which critics now doubt will bring clarity and accountability to their actions in light of a grand jury’s decision not to indict a police officer shown on tape putting an unarmed man in a chokehold, leading to his death. What do you think?

“Cameras won’t fix the justice system, but we can still enjoy watching how broken it is.”

Michael Baxter • Software Reviewer

“I’ve always believed that the best way to build trust is through constant surveillance.”

Kelly Bowen • Zumba Instructor


“It’s nice to have something to watch until public outrage moves on.”

Chris Soriano • Data Coordinator