NJ Bill Will Stop Release of 911 Calls

New Jersey Senator Paul Sarlo has introduced a bill that will remove 9-1-1 calls and transcripts as well as police body camera footage from the public record. The bill will mean that calls to 9-1-1 or transcripts will no longer be released as part of a records request. Currently New Jersey public records law includes call and requires agencies to release recordings or transcripts upon request. Senator Sarlo stated that he intends to ammend the law to allow for the release of recordings when there is a confrontation with an officer. New Jersey will become one of a very small number of states restricting access to these recordings.

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See a copy of the bill here