D.C. body-cam program highlights issues of national concern
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D.C. body-cam access aired on Newseum TV

D.C. is at forefront of national debate over need to protect public access with sensitivity to crime victims' privacy concerns.

Flagstaff, Ariz., body camera video captures fatal encounter
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Coalition publishes nationwide body cam access report

Find out how states, cities are addressing thorny issues of collection, retention and public access.

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Coalition's first amicus brief tests Council exemption claim

Superior Court ruling would create 'FOIA black hole' from which Council records might never escape.

Posted on Monday, February 1, 2016 - 7:19pm

Calling the agency “woefully out of compliance” with the District’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the D.C.

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 10:18pm

UPDATE - 2/4/16: The legislation was introduced February 1 as H.R. 4419.  Text as introduced is here.