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What is the process for releasing police body camera video in NC? Here’s the breakdown.

Following the events in Elizabeth City, many are asking questions about the law surrounding the release of body camera footage. 

Buncome County sheriff fires deputy after seeing body cam video

Sheriff Quentin Miller announced the firing of Tyler McDonald on Friday after he watched footage from an Oct. 5 stop.

Whiteville Police officers start wearing body cameras

Whiteville Police Department announced that beginning Wednesday officers will be wearing body cameras.

In Charlotte, body cams not required for moonlighting police

Charlotte is among the cities identified in an Associated Press review that shows many of the country's biggest cities don't require body cameras for officers who moonlight in their uniforms at security jobs.

Commissioners approve grant for body cameras

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners approved a grant to help purchase body cameras for deputies at the County's Detention Division.

North Carolina keeps public from seeing police camera videos

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has signed a bill excluding police video recordings from being scrutinized as public records despite opposition from civil liberties groups.

Asheville Police part of pilot body camera program

Officials with the Asheville Police Department say their officers plan to wear body cameras as they patrol public housing communities beginning next month.

Legislature approves police footage access rules

The General Assembly has given final legislative approval to methods by which people can access or receive a copy of footage from body cameras or vehicle dashboard cameras operated by North Carolina law enforcement officers.

Standards on police body camera footage passes Senate

A bill laying out the process for someone to view or get a copy of footage from a police body camera or vehicle dashboard camera has received broad Senate support.

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UNCW says no students have tried using fake vaccine cards to bypass testing requirements

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Suspect arrested after officer-involved shooting

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Resort style rental property project proposed for the town of Navassa

A resort style rental community might be coming to the town of Navassa.