Copwatch opens office in Ferguson

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FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) - Copwatch, a national organization that uses video cameras to record and document police activity opened an office in Ferguson Monday. David Whitt, head of the local chapter of Copwatch says the goal is to help prevent police brutality and to teach people their rights when stopped by law enforcement officers. After completing the class, participants are given video cameras to record police activity.  Copwatch shares office space with another grassroots organization called, Hands Up United. The offices are located at 9191 West Florissant. Copwatch is holding training sessions there Tuesday, November 11, 2014, at noon and five o'clock. The training is free and open to the public.