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State Sen. Merika Coleman announces bill to bolster police bodycam transparency

At a Thursday press conference, AL-2 congressional candidate State Sen. Merika Coleman (D-Birmingham) announced plans to file legislation to make police bodycam footage public record. She is dedicating the legislation to a man killed by Mobile police in July.

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Warrior Police chief defends officers in video tackling, punching suspect — ‘I know what the video looks like’

Warrior Police Department chief Scott Praytor defended his department after a Birmingham-area television news station obtained a video from an anonymous viewer depicting two WPD officers tackling and punching a suspect repeatedly while on the ground.

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Bill requiring law enforcement to release bodycam footage under certain circumstances heads to Ivey for signature

The Alabama Legislature has approved a bill that would allow for police bodycam and dashcam recordings to be released to the public under certain circumstances.