For the past few months I have been inundated with video footage or allegations of police officers exercising their authority in ways not in line with protection or service. One way to keep it honest is to have a record of what happened when there are allegations that someone broke the law.

I never thought I would be advocating for more public surveillance, and I hope this does not come back to haunt me, but police officers should have their encounters with the public recorded by body-mounted video cameras.

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