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June 19, 2020
“It Was An Execution”: Nicolas Chavez Was On His Knees When Police Killed Him. His Father Wants Answers.
The Houston shooting has sparked more questions about use of force and what many experts call the failed promise of police body cameras.
October 31, 2019
Why Some Police Departments Are Leaving Federal Task Forces
Cities say the feds won’t follow their rules about using force, body cams.
August 13, 2015
Should Cops Get to Review the Video Before They Report?
Sorry, Mr. Bratton. Science says no.
February 10, 2015
Our Body-Cams, Ourselves
Now that police are always on, who gets to watch?
January 15, 2015
A new book faults Ted Kennedy, Joe Biden and the NAACP for our prison state.
December 2, 2014
What You Need to Know About Body Cameras
Police cams are all the rage. Are they the answer?