Video recordings is one thing that today’s law enforcement should not be permitted to touch in any form or fashion. For whatever reason, their “How to handle evidence” course when it pertains to videos just didn’t penetrate deeply enough for retention.
I cannot help but think of 9/11 and the Pentagon. 1 1/2 seconds of the sorriest video is displayed as evidence.
If I was this judge I would be tempted to bring in every retired agent who ever worked on this case that I could find for testimony. Start seeing if you can’t get somebody on perjury.
A little dose of their own medicine would be good for them