02/22/2011

New Dallas unit will monitor dash-cam police behavior

"I think these policies need to be established to make sure the cameras capture both audio and video," a prosecutor said

By Dawn Tongish
The 33 TV

DALLAS, TX — David Hammock still can't believe what played out on police dash cam video, when he was arrested recently for DWI, even though he was sober.

"I was telling the officer that I wasn't under the influence of alcohol and at the time it wasn't enough," said the Dallas father.

Hammock believes the police video that shows him being given a field sobriety test should have been enough for supervisors to realize that there had been violations of policy. Police officials say procedures were followed, but Hammock says he was unfairly tested on a sloped road.

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