New York State senator blasts requests, saying police transparency “unintended consequence” of police transparency bill
A New York state senator blasted MuckRock’s latest transparency project to access police disciplinary records, calling it an “unintended consequence” of recent legislation designed to allow access to police disciplinary records.
In this week’s roundup, a look at policing transparency efforts around the country, as well as ways that you can help bring transparency to your own community.
Major changes in public records laws are being considered — and passed — after protests over the killing of George Floyd. Reporters share their favorite data, request ideas, and how you can open up your local law enforcement.
The Trace dug into how police departments tracked criminal cases around the country. Here’s how their data can help you file more effective public records requests.
MuckRock announced that it would be looking at the extent of drone use by municipalities, counties, and states throughout the country. Since then, individuals from Connecticut to California have responded to the call.
|No response from State Department in two years|