PO­LICE VIDEO

The Morning Call (Sunday) - - NEWS -

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

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