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Money for Body Cams

Justice Department announces $20M for police body cameras.  September 26, 2016. The Justice Department announced it’s awarding more than $20 million for law enforcement agencies around the country to establish or enhance their use of body cameras, a move that comes after several fatal shootings of black men by police that have prompted widespread protests. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-justice-department-police-body-cameras-20160926-story.html

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Alton Sterling Video Made by Baton Rouge Volunteers Who Monitor Police Scanners

Over the past decade, a Baton Rouge anti-violence group has filmed the aftermath of more than 30 deadly shootings in the city. Its most recent video captured police shooting of Alton Sterling. The story behind the filming of the fatal Baton Rouge police shooting. It was no coincidence. Washington Post July 7, 2016 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/07/07/the-story-behind-the-filming-of-the-fatal-baton-rouge-police-shooting/ By Travis M. Andrews The past few years …