Atlanta City Council member Kwanza Hall calls it “one of the greatest days he’s had as a council member”. It was on Monday, August 15, 2016, that Hall introduced legislation to the Council authorizing the expenditure of $5.6 million for body cameras for the Atlanta Police Department. The measure was approved by a vote of 12-1.
FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 30, 2014: Members of the Ferguson Police department wear body cameras during a rally in Ferguson, Missouri. Michael Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed teenager, was shot and killed by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on August 9. His death caused several days of violent protests along with rioting and looting in Ferguson. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)