Transparency needed for S.C. body-worn cameras

Unresponsive democratic governments fail.

One deadly feature of such governments is a lack of transparency. When leaders decided citizens didn’t need to know about the workings of government, citizens lost a lens to determine how responsive government was, often this created mistrust, which led to anger and eventually, rebellion.

I was heartened when police body-worn camera bills were proposed in the S.C. legislature — it was a direct check on the power of the state’s executive branch by the legislature. Continue>>>