New Orleans Police Officer Turns Off Body Camera Minutes Before Shooting Suspect In Forehead

These need to be always on uneraseable devices, with a presumption of officers guilt when removed or obscured during any questionable activity – or they are useless.

JONATHAN TURLEY

uptown-armand-bennett-2In New Orleans, Armand Bennet, 26, was shot in the forehead during a traffic stop by New Orleans police officer Lisa Lewis. However, the police department did not reveal until much later that Lewis turned off her body camera just before shooting Bennet. It also reviewed that Lewis had had a prior run in with Bennet who escaped about a week earlier.

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