Eric Garner Case Puts New Twist on Body Cameras as Solution to Police Brutality

Eric Garner Case Puts New Twist on Body Cameras as Solution to Police BrutalityWith New York City is rolling out a limited pilot test program for police body cameras, former law enforcement officials and the relatives of Eric Garner are questioning what good additional footage will do in future cases if the Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who put Garner in an apparent choke hold even with the incident caught on cell phone video.Garner’s mother Gwen Carr called the body camera program a “waste of money” when asked about it during a visit this morning to the site where her son died on July 17.”Trash that. …

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