Many senior citizens in long-term care facilities (which are hugely expensive) can’t afford that.
Additionally, this plan assumes that there are family members who are willing and able to watch hours of video footage on a regular basis.
The use of the cameras would be voluntary, although there are questions about obtaining consent from elderly residents, their visitors, and the nursing home staff.
But most states could not say how frequently abuse investigations involved sexual allegations, often stating that sex abuse allegations are not categorized separately from other forms of abuse.
The federal government doesn't specifically track all sexual allegations either.
The rapid expansion of police body cameras around the country has occurred in a climate of heightened scrutiny of how and when police officers use lethal force – spurred by a spate of controversial deaths at police hands since protests broke out in Ferguson, Mo., over a year ago.
Public trust in police is at its lowest point in decades.