A 37-year-old New Jersey cop accused of exposing his genitalia to the young male motorists he pulled over has accepted a plea deal in which the officer loses his job in exchange for pleading guilty to tampering with his patrol car’s dashcam “to conceal unprofessional and inappropriate conduct.”

The Newton Police Department officer, Jason Miller, faces up to 60 days in jail at his August 7 sentencing hearing. Miller remains free on $35,000 bail and was nabbed after the authorities began investigating anonymous tips from young male motorists last year.
The 14-year veteran’s misdemeanor guilty plea last week comes as police departments nationwide are seeking to expand the use of dashcams and body cameras in a bid to both become more transparent with the public and to shield themselves from false allegations of abuse. The stock of Taser, one of the leading body cam companies, is at a near 52-week high as police departments gobble up the surveillance technology.
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