Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?
Friends and family of Abdul Arian gathered to protest the shooting of the 19-year-old by LAPD officers at the end of a pursuit on the Hollywood (101) Freeway. Read the full story here.
The photos and videos captured by civilians of arrests and other police activity often don't tell the whole story and often create more confusion than clarity, according to this WBZ-TV report.
The Occupy protestors have been willing to forego "nine-to-five" picketing in favor of setting up camps on public land. And that has presented two major problems for law enforcement: crime within the camps and civil disobedience once the protesters are legally ordered to disperse.
In many cases the "Occupy" protestors illegally parlay their First Amendment rights of speech and peaceful assembly into literally taking over public areas for weeks and months, erecting tent cities.