NYPD changes policy on when body camera footage is released

AmNews Staff Reports | 6/16/2020, 7:34 p.m.
In another major change for the NYPD, body-cam footage will now be released to the public within 30 days if ...
Police body camera

In another major change for the NYPD, body-cam footage will now be released to the public within 30 days if the use of a firearm, stun gun or force results in death or potential injury, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.

Previously, the decision to release body-cam audio and video was at the discretion of the commissioner.

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