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Rudd Comments on Body Camera Talks

November 25th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

As lawmakers in Maryland continue to weigh statewide standards on police body cameras, some local law enforcement agencies are pushing to keep the public from seeing the resulting videos. In Baltimore, elected officials are requesting state leaders to amend Maryland's Public Information Act to limit which ones authorities have to release and to whom. But civil liberties advocates oppose the move, saying the law already gives police sufficient latitude to withhold recordings to protect both their investigations and citizens' privacy. The subject received a great deal of discussion in Annapolis recently when the County Attorney’s Association met with Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh. Allegany County Attorney Bill Rudd…





 

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