Police body cameras leave local agencies guessing on policy
Before body cameras become a police standard in North Carolina — inevitably, according to many in law enforcement — the state needs to address statutory voids that leave local agencies guessing on policy, officials are increasingly saying.
Bodycam footage shared to Facebook by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police shows Officer William Umana pursuing two murder suspects in his car. The footage shows him chasing an SUV. Suspects reportedly shot at least 34 bullets at officers.
A new true crime podcast from Eryk Pruitt and Drew Adamek, "The Long Dance," looks into the 1971 murders in Durham of Watts nursing student Patricia Mann of Sanford and NC State student Jesse McBane of Pittsboro.
A Bridgewater, Mass., woman was able to fight off a man who police say assaulted and attempted to abduct her as she was out for a run. Gordon Lyons was arrested and charged with assault and kidnapping.
Audio from a dashcam video shows SHP Sgt. R.W. Goswick instructing troopers Tabithia L. Davis and Michael G. Blake to not mention their use of force in the April 3 beating of a homeless man north of downtown Raleigh.
Vicki Hinton, mother of Kyron Dwain Hinton, a 29-year-old man whose claims of assault by officers on April 3, 2018 led to criminal charges being filed against a Wake sheriff's deputy and two state troopers says her son needs mental health treatment.
Video shows Wake deputies and EMS working to restrain a highly agitated Kyron Hinton in an ambulance. At 2:49 in the video, a voice is heard warning him to stop kicking. Hinton was cited for assault on an officer as a result of the incident.