Act 22 of 2017 set more restrictions on the release of police dash-camera or body-camera videos. In the act's first year, Pennsylvania State Police processed 16 requests, all but two of which were denied, according to documents obtained by The Morning Call through the Right-to-Know Law.
Who asked for videos?
The public: 7 requests Insurance companies: 4 Law firms: 3 The media: 2
Why were they were denied?
Video was potential evidence in a criminal matter: 8 instances No video existed: 5 Record expunged: 1