Tag: public records

Seattle Police Erasing Thousands of Dash Cam Videos, Massively Breaching Public Records Law

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 from all patrol cruisers and automatically dump it 3-5 days later. Seattle activist Tim Clemans requested video from the fail-safe dash cam video recording system imp ...
Louisiana Marshal Sentenced to Jail and Huge Fine For Violating Public Records Law

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 the elected City Marshal Brian Pope, was sentenced to 30 days under key with all but 7 of them suspended, for blatantly violating Louisiana's open records l ...
Louisiana Cops Arrest TV Reporter For Questioning Mayor’s Salary and Benefits

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 to his videographer as he was being perp-walked by a burly cop for uncovering small town government corruption. He'd just uncovered an un-legisl ...
PINAC’s Jeff Gray Demanding Florida’s Top Cop to Stop Spreading Misinformation About Him

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 Enforcement Commissioner Rick Swearingen to stop spreading false "intelligence" about him to law enforcement agencies throughout the state. He s ...