Louisiana lawmakers consider bill exempting body cam video from public record

Across the state, law enforcement agencies are adding body cameras to their arsenal of tools.

While generally supported by both department heads and city leaders, the move is sparking a new debate over who gets to watch the video.

With more and more cameras hitting the streets, many are worried that a tool meant to add transparency could wind up invading someone’s privacy, even possibly exposing crime victims or juveniles to the public. Continue…