NY AG: Police Bodycams in Misconduct Cases to be Released Sooner

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[Daniel Prude\Body-Cam Video] AP: James said her office “will be proactively releasing footage to the public on our own...Up until now, the release of footage has been up to the discretion of local authorities. But this process has caused confusion, delays, and has hampered transparency.” Photo: YouTube New York Attorney General Letitia James promised Sunday to expedite the release of body camera footage in cases of alleged police misconduct that her office investigates.Speaking in Rochester, which has been in turmoil since the footage of Daniel Prude’s fatal encounter with police was released more than five months after his death, James said her office “will be proactively releasing footage to the public on our own.”

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