Statement from NCDP on Secret Police Footage Bill

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Statement from NCDP on Secret Police Footage Bill

“At a time when people across the country are calling for greater transparency and accountability from law enforcement agencies and officers, Governor McCrory’s bill to keep police body camera footage hidden from the public moves us in the wrong direction. In light of so many controversial police shootings  – including of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile just last week – body cameras should be a tool to help police be more accountable to the communities they serve. Transparency is part of building trust and Governor McCrory’s bill makes that more difficult.” – NCDP Chair Patsy Keever