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    country about officers being equipped with body cameras. The cameras are costly, but they could provide answers that otherwise could be questionable. While there are advantages and disadvantages of officers wearing cameras with their uniform, it has been determined that the pros outweigh the cons. Due to the new age of technology, there is questions as to what the advantages and disadvantages are regarding police officers being equipped with body cameras. These devices seem to be a day-to-day

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    advantages of using body cameras as well as the drawbacks (Pollack, 2017). I will discuss if I was stopped by a police officer for a traffic offense would I want to be videotaped. If I was involved in a domestic violence incident would I want to be videotaped when the officers arrived? Then I will discuss whether the police should have the discretion to turn off the camera when they believe a person’s privacy is being invaded regardless of what the person involved thinks so. Body cameras have been proposed

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    murder. What are body cameras? Body cameras are cameras placed on an officer's body, that captures footage of what the officer is seeing. Should all police officers be outfitted with body cameras, many people think that they should, but many people think that there should be no body cameras at all on officers, because they claim them to be a privacy issue. Body cameras may be a privacy issue, but the benefits of body cameras outway the cons of body cameras, and here is why. Body cameras should be outfitted

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    Disadvantages One disadvantage regarding the use of Body cameras is not just the cost of the cameras and the data storage but also the infrastructure that needs to be maintained. As time goes on capacities will be exceeded, the networks will continue to degrade, and the supplementary equipment required to store the videos will continue to degrade or become obsolete. (1) In addition to this there is the cost of employing people to catalog and retrieve any video footage related to subpoenas, investigations

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    “While video can tell us a lot about encounters between the police and the public, body cams also raise concerns about privacy” (Majerol 6). Police officers aren’t high schoolers, they have strictly enforced laws about privacy. They aren’t allowed, without authorization of the sheriff, to reveal that recorded information. On the flip side, these could make officers and suspects interact better at traffic stops or calls, because who is going to want recorded proof of them resisting arrest or breaking

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    Goodell November 20, 2016 Dr. Martin Body Camera Research Project The issue of wearing body camera’s with police officers in the United States is currently a controversial topic and requires further analysis. In current events, such as the killings of minority men Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by the police; have the public up in arms. Incidents such as these only drive the debate more and more on why police officers should be required to wear body cameras. Many police officers however do not

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    A body camera are a useful thing, well not for cops because it can give more depth into what cops do in according to the SIRS DATABASE in Ferguson,Missouri in 2014 a black unarmed teen was shot to death by a cop but instead of them indict him they made him where a body cam. All across the community and the country body cams where given to polices officers $263 million in funding went in to this to proved fore these body cam's. The people that voted fore theses body came's say that it will reduce

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    Did you ever think how life would be if police officers had body cameras?. Do you think all this would have happened if these unarmed African Americans weren’t shot?. Ever since these unarmed African Americans were shot, this country has been getting out of hand, now there's rioting on the streets people are breaking into stores stealing things. Things are getting out of hand so much violence they had to bring the national guard to come protect us. Thank god things died down violence was stopped

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    Body worn cameras (BWC) were first used by the United States within the military.  These were implemented to have video evidence of what happens overseas in hostile environments.   Now BWC’s are being put on police officers to protect everyone involved in situations. Body cameras first became seen as a necessity for police to wear after the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.  After this case former president Obama proposed government reimbursements to several police stations across

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    our everyday life, and a big part of keeping its memory is by taking pictures or saving moments by taking videos using cameras. Most people in North America carry a smartphone with the ability to take pictures and videos in high definition. In law enforcement, there is a debate on whether or not police should wear body cameras so they can record everything in real time. These cameras will help keep track of what goes on during the officer’s day and will come in handy for some situations such as what

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