Legislation or Bill(s)

SB 158 (2015) passed both houses; waiting on action from governor

Collection of Video

Would require bodycam, if worn, to be actived only for "law enforcement purpose"; officer must explain reason if camera is de-activated during call for assistance, but may freely de-activate for "non-confrontational" encounter; local jurisdictions must develop additional policies consistent with legislation

Retention of Video

Minimum 90 days; if recorded event gives rise to criminal or administrative investigation, must be kept until resolution of proceeding

FOIA Exemptions

Exempt if related to criminal or administrative investigation until close of proceedings (may be released if agency believes release furthers law enforcement purpose); any recording made in "private space" is also exempt

None, with special provisions if dashcam footage is related to a racial profiling complaint