Police Video Like This May Soon Be Harder To Access In North Carolina
The state's new body camera law is set to take effect Oct. 1.By Ryan Biek | September 25, 2016
On Saturday, police in Charlotte, North Carolina, voluntarily released footage from the fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott.
A week later, and it wouldn't have been the police department's choice.
A new North Carolina law that's set to take effect Oct. 1 will require city officials to obtain a court order before body or dashboard camera footage is released.