This is a still shot from dashcam video footage that could be evidence of an extrajudicial killing.
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To require that every police squad car keep such a dash camera in operation during any public contact will not, in itself, assure any diminution of police misconduct; such a change would require altering the entire culture of the U.S. law-enforcement profession. But, as I have written before on at least two occasions in my StumbleUpon blog — I cite as an example this essay — such cameras, in conjunction with the digital and cell-phone cameras that are becoming so pervasive, can produce evidence that will tend to put more pressure on police and governmental officials to make at least a show of punishing officers photographed in the act of committing crimes. And as this pressure accumulates, I suspect that the police culture eventually will begin to change; if not, a few strategic lawsuits will do wonders.