Nice idea, but expensive.Don't make us taxpayers foot the bill.
Instead, impose a "movie star surcharge" on every conviction of $25,
$50 or $100 and let the crooks pay for their crimes being recorded.
Not a bad idea. A problem I could see, is when hackers break into the network
and can view where the officers are located, what they are doing and then repost
private information to the public. How will these records be stored? Are they
private or public records? What would it take for an attorney or citizen to view
the footage? It's not just the camera but you'll need new staff that
archives and retrives this data for court cases.At least now this
will be great evidence when skaters or others start running their mouths and
being beligerent to the officer, then it's not a case of he said they
said.If iran is able to hack into the military network and watch
what our drones do along with everday hackers. What security is set up to
protect this live stream from being viewed by those who shouldn't?
Maybe the police department could start a program of installing cameras on
residential properties that agree to it, to help catch burglars etc. Maybe then
SLC police will attempt to investigate one of these crimes. Or have cameras
overlooking cars, so when the druggies break the windows to steal change and
ipods they might attempt to investigate those crimes.The fact is any
time you call SLC police they tell you sorry your out of luck and walk away.
They'll have you file an online report and not even attempt to find the
criminals. If you report people doing drugs in your apartment complex, they
don't care or respond to it.If this type of response worked
that would be one thing, the fact is crime is more rampant and these druggie
people could care less about other people. The police don't care what
happens. Then if you try and take action on your own, then the police will
respond and charge you.They need to start cracking down on the
druggies, drug dealers etc. Imagine if they broke up the rave party that
elizabeth smart was taken to. She might have been saved earlier