As videos expose wrongdoing by South Carolina cops, police agencies tighten control over footage

-WASHINGTON POST, 16 MAY 2016, FEAT. PROF. SETH STOUGHTON:

The emergence of video, whether it’s dash-cam video, security camera video or footage shot with a cellphone, has dramatically altered the power dynamic in police-citizen interactions. In South Carolina, the shootings of Walter Scott and Levar Jones resonated across the state because of powerful video that contradicted police accounts of the incidents and demonstrated to most viewers that the shootings of both men were clearly unjustified. <Read More>