Police body cameras spark debate about privacy in Tennessee

As debates ramp up across the nation over the use of police body cameras, law enforcement officials have taken up a common refrain. Yes, police interact with civilians in public spaces, and those interactions should be recorded with body cameras.

But police work also involves being called to a person’s home on the worst day of his or her life, whether that’s to report domestic violence or a break-in.

In Franklin, Tennesse, walking a fine line between residents’ high expectations of privacy and transparency is paramount, the city's police chief said. Continue…