NY court: Public allowed to see police body camera footage

Whether police body camera footage should be subject to public disclosure or not raises concern for the New York Police Department. The Appellate Division panel rejected a police union’s argument that allowing the public to view the camera footage constitutes personnel record and puts the police officers’ safety and privacy at jeopardy. Media outlets such as The Associated Press joined the fight to make the camera footage private. Washington’s Top News shares an interesting article that touches on the reasoning of both sides of the argument. To read more, click [here]