THINK POLICE STATES ARE IMPLEMENTED BY TROOPS AND MILITARY HARDWARE?
North Carolina Cops Tell Driver It's Illegal to Record Police, Except That's a Lie
BY KELLY MARCIAS
MARCH 9, 2017
Back in January, BuzzFeed news released a story in which they reviewed 62 examples of video footage in which a cop’s statement in a police record or testimony directly contradicted the video evidence. They discovered that in almost every case, the officer lied to retroactively justify their actions. While we know that clearly not all cops are liars, Justice Department reports from places like Ferguson, Chicago, Baltimore, and Cleveland (to name a few) offer evidence that there is certainly a problem within the institution of policing—whether it’s individual officers who lie or a culture