Audio on Body Cameras

Many police departments are now equipping officers with body cameras that record video and audio of police encounters with citizens. The Montgomery County police routinely have body camera recordings …

Excessive force charges against cops

There has been much discussion in recent years about use of excessive force by police officers, in the performance of their often difficult duties. The Courts have made it clear that when making an ar…

“Stop and frisk” has its limits

The authority of police officers to “stop and frisk” alleged suspects was established by the Supreme Court nearly 50 years ago in a case called Terry v. Ohio. The Supreme Court placed significant limi…