The Paisano

Body cameras are necessary to curb police brutality

June 12, 2015

In the last year or so, the media has paid more attention to police violence against black males. Why? Multiple instances of police brutality involving Eric Garner, Phillip Crawford and Walter Scott as well as others were caught on tape, some taken on the police officers’ dashboard camera and ot...

Cameras are not cost efficient and not necessary for public safety

June 12, 2015

A distrust in law enforcement, stemming from the videos captured of the victims of police brutality, specifically against black males, have sparked outrage and created a national call for officers to be required to wear body cameras. Proponents for this change argue that cameras will decrease poli...