Turning the Cameras Back on the Police

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Rodney King, Eric Gardner, Freddie Gray-- citizen videos have played a role in focusing attention on cases of alleged police brutality. That right to videotape police in public was affirmed by the US Justice Department back in 2013 -- but sometimes, law enforcement is not on board. Today, with the LAPD close to becoming the nation's largest police force with body cams on all officers, the American Civil Liberties Union launched a new app to ensure that Californians photos and videos of police actions are preserved. It's called Mobile Justice CA. Guest host Barbara Bogaev looks at how the app works and asks what law enforcement thinks of this new technology.

Photo: Satish Krishnamurthy