Before you get too excited about police body cameras

By: | Post date: November 28, 2016 | Comments: No Comments

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Slate, of all places, provides a few reminders and warnings about giving cops more unregulated technology.

On the whole, body cams for cops are a good thing.  Provided they can’t be turned off at will by the cop.  Also, there needs to be a prohibition on turning a cop into a walking real-time surveillance camera, scanning and storing every face that comes into view of the technology.