Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Calling Their Bluff...

Politicians and Lawyers Meet in a Room Called "Bluff" 

Sounds sketchy, right?

Even the district attorney wasn't sure.

"Fasten your seat belts," Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich quipped before an invitation-only forum on body-worn cameras and in-car videos April 6 at University of Memphis.

Judges, defense attorneys and community organizations showed up to hear what a daunting and costly task will be managing body-cam footage and public records requests.  Weirich co-hosted the pow-wow with Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland.

"Body cameras are here to stay," Weirich told the gathering.  She didn't seem to be bluffing.

Click photo link to watch video of the presentation and question-and-answer session.

Link to video of Body-Cam Forum, Memphis, TN

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