All posts tagged "public records"
Seattle Police Erasing Thousands of Dash Cam Videos, Massively Breaching Public Records Law
Washington state law requires all known videos by police to be kept for 90 days, but Seattle Police capture dash video...A Few Bad ApplesJuly 12, 2016
Louisiana Marshal Sentenced to Jail and Huge Fine For Violating Public Records Law
A Louisiana Marshal is going to jail for willfully violating public records law, and court orders to comply. Lafayette’s top cop...A Few Bad ApplesApril 4, 2016
Louisiana Cops Arrest TV Reporter For Questioning Mayor’s Salary and Benefits
“This is what White Castle residents have to deal with.” Chris Nakamoto is a true professional journalist, giving a deadpanned story lede...CensorshipMarch 24, 2016
Obtaining Police Emails Can Take Months, Cost Thousands
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — When the editor of a gay-oriented newspaper in Florida requested records that he thought should be...Open Records ProjectMarch 17, 2016
OPINON: Private Prisons Turn 25, Why Do We Need Them At All?
Over the past year, MuckRock has been filing nationwide requests for the hard materials that connect the powers that be to their...Op-Ed, Letters and EditorialSeptember 13, 2015
PINAC Investigator Mike Rekart Shows Us How to Conduct Public Records Requests in Show Me State
Many people are intimidated at the thought of making public records requests and asking their public officials for the records that...Citizen JournalismJuly 13, 2015
PINAC’s Jeff Gray Demanding Florida’s Top Cop to Stop Spreading Misinformation About Him
PINAC reporter Jeff Gray released a scathing open letter through his popular Youtube channel last week calling for Florida Department of Law...Citizen JournalismMay 11, 2015