Congressman Calls for Funding Body Cameras for US Law Enforcement

April 16, 2015 04:49 PM

The recent shooting of an unarmed black man by a white police officer in South Carolina has prompted new calls for the use of body cameras by US law enforcement. US Congressman Emanuel Cleaver is sponsoring legislation in Congress to make this a reality. In a recent interview with HashtagVOA, Cleaver said his bill has wide support in both chambers of Congress. VOA's Doug Bernard has more.