Police Body Cameraz Are OK, But How To Protect Innocent Prisonerz?

Wrongful arrests and prosecutions happen EVERY DAY in the U.S. We need to bring OUR criminal justice system up to date. It’s stuck centuries in the past and we continue to allow innocent people to rot in jail. Not only does this despicable situation put innocent people in jail, it allows criminals to roam the streets to potentially find more victims. Let’s make this an issue that’s discussed in the media instead of having millions of people obsessing about dysfunctional behavior by celebrities – especially since most of them have nothing worthwhile to add to society. Lorenzo Johnson does have something worthwhile to add to this discussion:

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by Lorenzo Johnson
Police officers are increasingly being required to wear body cameras so that their use of force can be documented and judged. But what about the action that takes place behind the scenes — in police stations and prosecutors’ offices? It’s time to think about what measures can be put in place to hold all law enforcement accountable. As an innocent prisoner and avid writer on wrongful convictions, I say it’s time not to only present solutions, but enforce them, too.
We are living in a time when police body cams can help determine if an arrest was warranted, if the officer used excessive force, and if a killing was justifiable. When society can’t trust the police who are supposed to protect and serve, it’s a serious problem — one that needed to be addressed a long time ago.
But what’s being done to prevent the innocent from…

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2 comments on “Police Body Cameraz Are OK, But How To Protect Innocent Prisonerz?

  1. If we ended capitalism, we could shut down prisons altogether. There were no prisons before the Enclosure Acts drove our ancestors off their communal lands.

  2. If we ended Capitalism we’d shut down a lot of evil things. Look at the type of behavior it breeds.

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