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Bodycams for LEO's won't change SNOT!

The entire country has been in an uproar over the spike in officer involved killings in recent years. The reactionary among us truly believe bodycam's will reduce the occurrence's of police misconduct, and excessive use of force, and to that I simple say "Hogwash".


There has been indisputable visual evidence of brutality and misconduct from all across the country, and except for rare occasions, officers are hardly ever held accountable for their actions. The reason for this is this little tricky thing called police procedures and policy that is back up in law and legislation. This two factors give law enforcement what is called "Qualified Immunity", simply put, they legally have a 'License to Kill".


So, you can have a 2000, whatever, whatever resolution bodycam's on every single law enforcement officer in the entire country, and there will still be unarmed civilians killed by the thousands each year, and you might get lucky and get a handful of charges against anyone of them for any act of excessive use of force or killing someone, and its because of "Qualified Immunity".


The good news is we have an opportunity to rid ourselves of the protection law enforcement officers hid behind when there is a "bad shoot". But, that would entail revoking this "License to Kill" that they currently have!

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