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.
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