State is trying police cameras but still needs to build trust

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Amid a national uproar over fatal police shootings of unarmed African Americans, one political consensus seems to be rapidly gaining steam: the idea that law enforcement officers should be equipped with body cameras so that potentially fatal encounters can be recorded. Last week, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee proposed a $6.6 million program to equip the city's nearly 2,000 police officers with the cameras.