Feb 202019
 February 20, 2019  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Stephanie Pagones and Emily Saul report:

Footage pulled from police bodycams is not private, a New York appeals court has ruled.

The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association sued Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD last year, alleging violations of the state’s Civil Rights Law 50-A — which bars the video from being made public because it’s part of an officer’s personnel record.

But the Appellate Division-First Department Tuesday upheld a lower court’s ruling, saying edited portions of the footage could be made public without a hearing.

Read more on NY Post.

via Joe Cadillic

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