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Keeping Police Misconduct Secret | East Bay Express: It seems clear from OPD's actions last week that the department plans to reveal body-camera footage if it shows police officers did nothing wrong. It also appears likely that OPD will withhold body-camera footage if it contains evidence that the cops involved engaged in misconduct. After all, if a department plans to discipline or fire an officer based on the contents of a body-camera video, it likely will treat that footage as being a confidential personnel matter — much as it does with other evidence of wrongdoing. Don't expect to see any body-camera footage of police officers behaving badly — at least not until the issue is litigated in the courts, or the legislature and the governor enact a more open police transparency law in California.

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