Candice Ruud reports:
The city of Tacoma will pay a $50,000 fine as well as legal fees for violating the Public Records Act by withholding most of a nondisclosure agreement it signed to obtain cellphone surveillance equipment commonly known as a Stingray.
The Center for Open Policing sued the city for blacking out huge portions of the document after the organization requested it in 2014. In an order signed Friday, Pierce County Superior Court Judge Frank Cuthbertson said the city’s redactions violated state law.
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h/t, Joe Cadillic