Tell Your Legislators - Increase Transparency of Internal Police Investigations

Currently, police misconduct investigations are considered "personnel records" and thus are not available for request under the Public Information Act. Passage of HB120 and SB178 will change this definition, resulting in an increase in police accountability, by ensuring victims and the media can get the details of how an investigation of complaints of police misconduct was handled. Additionally, it is imperative this legislation includes both sustained and unsustained cases, so citizens can get a full picture of an officer’s history.

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