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Ruffy Biazon bats for police bodycams anew after Dasma Village meltdown

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Policemen would not be so emboldened to break protocol and turn aggressive towards offenders if they knew they are being watched.

Muntinlupa Rep. Ruffy Biazon batted for his ages-old proposal for cops to carry body cameras on their chests, which has been revived after cringeworthy videos of an officer apprehending what looked like a rude and drunk Spanish national Javier Salvador Parra at his driveway inside the posh Dasmarinas Village in Makati.

“We really should mandate bodycameras for law enforcers,” the politiko said, adding a tip that people should watch two viral videos of the incident.

The Big Brother-like approach would have served as protection for both parties, especially the cop as the foreigner was first to come to the media and release his wife’s footage of the incident.

It seemed though that Biazon is taking the cop’s side here.

“He (Parra) should have listened to his wife… instead, he kept shoving her aside and even tells her “get out of here!” Red flag there,” he said.