Discussion: Body Cameras

First, read Miami Beach Police First In South Florida To Officially Adopt Body Cameras.

Then, answer the following questions:

  • Should the criminal justice system consider alternate ways of functioning due to public mistrust?
  • Does public opinion have a positive or negative influence on reform in policing? Why or why not?

In your responses to peers, state whether you agree or disagree with their initial posting and why. Support your reasoning with examples. Also, state other possible approaches that could benefit community relations.

Refer to the Discussion Rubric for directions on completing this discussion.