Bowser administration wants to keep police body camera footage exempt from FOIA requests

Submitted by LDieringer on Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:27pm

A member of the D.C. Council is questioning plans by the Bowser Administration to keep all footage shot by D.C. police body cameras private.

The plan by Mayor Muriel Bowser's office to keep all body camera footage private first surfaced in language in her Budget Support Act.

If passed, it would keep the public and the news media from being able to request selected footage recorded by police under the Freedom of Information Act. Continue>>>
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