A legislative proposal allowing Indiana law enforcement agencies to withhold video from police body cameras is advancing unchanged.
The Indiana House rejected on a voice vote Monday a proposed amendment that would have judges release the video unless doing so would increase the risk of harm to someone or prejudice a court case.
Bill sponsor Republican Rep. Kevin Mahan of Hartford City argued against the change, saying he wanted a process that encourages police agencies to start using body cameras.
The bill currently requires those seeking video to prove that its release is in the public interest. Continue...