For New Jersey Assemblyman Paul Moriarty, pushing for police car video cameras is more than just something he thinks is right for the state — it’s an issue that hits home thanks to his own personal experience with them.
In 2012, Moriarty was pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving. Moriarty refused the test, citing that he was afraid the officer could potentially manipulate the results, since he had not been consuming alcohol at all. Moriarty was able to obtain the squad car’s vehicle dash camera, which showed he had not been driving erratically. As a result, the charges against him were dropped, and th