An hourlong copy of Las Vegas police body-camera footage will cost the public $280

An hourlong copy of Las Vegas police body-camera footage will cost the public $280 starting next month, a fee that far outpaces other local law enforcement agencies in Nevada. The new rate is almost six times greater than what the Metropolitan Police Department charged when it launched its body-camera program in 2014. The department raised…

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Editorial: Public needs access to body camera video to see how police work

New Orleans police released their first two recordings from body cameras worn by officers in late March. One was from the Jan. 7, 2015, fatal police shooting of Omarr Jackson in Central City and the other was the April 28, 2015, shooting death of Jared Johnson in New Orleans East. 

Superintendent Michael Harrison said the videos showed that officers behaved properly and were justified in their actions.

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