@TheRoot.com: Possible Funding for Police Body Cameras Moves Forward in Congress, Thanks to Sen. Tim Scott. In the wake of seemingly endless national stories about police brutality, an effort to fund and support police body cameras is making its way through a Republican-controlled Congress. And a Republican senator, Tim Scott of South Carolina, is leading the charge.
On Tuesday the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism held a hearing on body cameras at Scott’s request. It was the first hearing on the issue in Congress, and it is expected to be followed by substantive action, likely in the form of funding. read it all at TheRoot.com