North Carolina Bars Release of Police Cam Footage to the Public – CityLab

Brentin Mock reports:

Now, citizens who’ve been recorded via police-worn body cameras or police dashboard cameras can only view the recording at the discretion of a police chief or sheriff. If those law-enforcement officials decide not to let a person see the recording, that person will now need a court order to view it. In general, police-cam footage will not be a matter of public record—nor will it become part of a police officer’s personnel file….”

Read it all: http://www.citylab.com/crime/2016/07/north-carolina-officially-bars-police-cam-footage-from-public-view/490910/

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