Arizona is no stranger to these events. Last year, police in Phoenix shot and killed Rumain Brisbon, an unarmed African-American man who was allegedly selling drugs.
From HB 2511:
A. EVERY PEACE OFFICER SHALL WEAR A CAMERA THAT ELECTRONICALLY RECORDS AUDIO AND VIDEO WHILE THE OFFICER IS ENGAGED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF OFFICIAL DUTIES THAT ARE LIKELY TO RESULT IN A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION OR ARREST.Bolding also sponsors another legislation that asks for police shootings to be investigated by an outside group.
B. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SHALL ESTABLISH GUIDELINES OR DIRECTIVES, AS APPROPRIATE, TO IMPLEMENT AND ENFORCE THIS SECTION.
On the other hand, Republican state Sen. John Kavanagh is considering legislation limiting the release of video captured by police cameras, according to The Associated Press.
Kavanagh says the increasing use of wearable video cameras raises serious privacy concerns for both police and the public.