February 18, 2015 12:00 pm -


On April 14, 2014 Cortez Bufford was stopped by the St. Louis police, dragged from his car, kicked, and tased before one of the officers noted that the dashcam was running and told everyone to hold all action until it was turned off. Police had stopped his car which did not fit the exact description of…


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3 responses to Video: St. Louis Police Officer Turns Off Dashcam During Traffic Stop

  1. Larry Schmitt February 18th, 2015 at 5:23 pm

    By “voyeurism” he means justice. Does he seriously think a citizen would be concerned about his privacy if dashcam footage can prove police brutality?

  2. Mike February 18th, 2015 at 6:39 pm

    From the article above I’m left to assume Cortez was in possession of drugs and a weapon, and the charges were dropped. If true, this only shows how ridiculous it is to beat on a person instead of properly arresting him. Not only did they let a criminal back on the streets but they risked a multi-million dollar suit if they had killed or gravely injured him. I don’t understand why cops like this still have a job.

  3. Snick1946 February 19th, 2015 at 10:28 am

    Well golly I learned something. Here I thought use of dashboard cameras was mandatory for cops. Turns out it isn’t- it’s just a suggestion.

    We have a long way to go in this country toward police reform.