D.C. Mayor Backs Releasing Certain Police Body Cam Footage - WNEW

Submitted by LDieringer on Wed, 08/12/2015 - 9:06am

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has proposed that footage from police body cameras be made available to the public if the encounter with police happened in a public place.

Bowser’s proposal represents a reversal of her previous position that body-camera footage be exempted from the city’s freedom-of-information law. The proposal is meant to break a stalemate with the D.C. Council over public access to such recordings.  Continue>>>

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