The victim of the officer’s unscrupulous action spent six months in jail until the video was released and prosecutors subsequently dropped all charges related to the incident.
A new North Carolina law will make it harder for the public to acquire police dash cam and body camera footage.
North Carolina has been the scene of recent riots and protests as the public calls for accountability in the police shooting of Keith LaMont Scott. After initially fighting the release of body camera footage, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney reluctantly allowed the public to see the shooting with their own eyes. Beginning October 1,