Dallas Police Halt Routine Dash-Cam Reviews
April 24, 2012
The Dallas Police Department has shelved routine dash-cam reviews that mostly caught officers speeding, a move applauded by at least one police union.
"You had big brother watching the officers every move and monitoring speed," George Aranda, president of the Latino Peace Officers Association, told 33 News.
Incidents involving possible excessive force will continue to be reviewed.
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Rev. Lowrey @ 4/25/2012 8:12 AM
Speeding on a call is expected, but speeding to the donut shop reflects a sense of entitlement to extra-legal privilage that should be subject to review and curtailed.
LEO's should be expected to obey the laws they are charged to enforce.
It may seem like a small thing but it is indicative of a larger problem which diminishes the effectiveness of the legitimate mission of law enforcement.
A badge is not a free pass to break the law.
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