Excellent Example of Department Transparancy

Chief Jeffrey Smythe, of the Burlington NC police department, demonstrated the positive value of releasing body-worn camera video in an effort quell community unrest after a controversial arrest. It’s a shame he had get a court order to do so. Read the media posting first:

https://www.wfmynews2.com/article/news/crime/burlington-police-assault-on-officer/83-652b608f-17f0-4456-907f-8ead739df10f

Then watch the excellent YouTube video released by the Chief: