Flawed Arrest? Let’s Go To The Video.

The democratization of technology has given civilians potent tools — YouTube and cellphone cameras — to help ensure law-enforcement accountability. “Today, any bystander is likely to be reasonably proficient with a cellphone camera and to have the know-how — or at least, a preteen at home with the know-how — to post the images on YouTube. That makes certain subjects, like arrests, more likely to be captured and displayed repeatedly.”

Source: Los Angeles Times - 11/14/06