#14 Posted by Greatamerican
BUT video PROOF didn't stop the whordes of "protesters" in Berkely Mo. Wednesday when another junior thug was killed.
The Berkley videos really don't show anything clearly irrefutable or concrete, they do however open the doors wide for interpretation, conjecture, and speculation.
Body cams are only helpful if the officer is wearing it and it's turned on. In the Berkley case, "The officer who shot the suspect was assigned a body camera at roll call at the start of his shift, but it was handed to him later in his shift, Belmar said. He didn't put it on immediately and was not wearing it at the time of the shooting."
Dash cams, well....
"The police vehicle was equipped with a dashboard camera, but authorities are unsure whether it was activated. Those cameras typically are activated if the officer's lights atop the vehicle are switched on."
The dash cam thing sounds like a load of crap to me, how hard is it to look at the recorded video from the camera and observe the time/date stamp? That would tell you right away if the dash cam was active during the stop even if it didn't capture anything of use in its field of view.