ACLU App Uploads, Preserves Videos of Cops

ACLU App Uploads, Preserves Videos of Cops

An ACLU App for your smartphone promises to change the very nature of police-citizen interaction.

Reported today by the L.A. Times, the ACLU of California has released the app this morning. Called Mobile Justice CA, the ACLU app allows a citizen to send recordings directly to the ACLU, ensuring that video of potential police misconduct is preserved, even if their cellphone is tampered with or destroyed. This follows on … Read More

DUI Video Recordings Irk Prosecutors

DUI Video Recordings Irk Prosecutors

DUI video recordings during arrests have been mandatory in South Carolina since 1998. Every DUI arrest must be recorded from start to finish–including any breath test the motorist agrees to take. Apparently the law is hindering prosecution efforts, because two bills currently pending in the South Carolina legislature aim to lessen the importance of the video recordings.

In typical prosecutor fashion, Barry Barnette, the chief prosecutor for Spartanburg and … Read More