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NYPD nearly ready to close comment period on body camera pilot program


New York City police have been working with researchers to collect public feedback on their policy to govern the use of the technology.

Police still slow to adopt body camera policies favored by civil rights advocates — report


The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights updated its "scorecard" for how cities manage police body cameras, and found that many still aren't making the grade.

Ohio lawmaker introduces bill to set police body camera video release standards


Rep. Niraj Antani's legislation would classify all police body camera footage as a public record, but still restrict its release in a variety of scenarios.

North Carolina gov. signs controversial bill severely limiting access to police video


Gov. Pat McCrory approved a bill to keep all police video in the state secret, unless a judge steps in and gets involved.

N.C. lawmakers advance police video footage disclosure bill despite plenty of pushback


A new bill would make all kinds of law enforcement video exempt from disclosure, but supporters charge that it could resolve some legal conundrums in the state.