The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition has released a detailed report on the use of body cameras by LAPD. It is the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition’s contention that marketing hype and the pursuit of more effective means of surveillance and intelligence gathering, not empirical data, are driving the push toward adoption of body-worn cameras by police departments across the nation. The coalition rejects such empty reforms that ignore and deflect attention from the real issues – an inherently and systematically dehumanizing and brutal policing system. Body Cameras do not and will not change law enforcement agencies such as LAPD that are flawed by design. Read Full Report Here.
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