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Should police officers' disciplinary records be public? Use-of-force cases have states debating

Supporters say releasing disciplinary records would improve accountability and trust, while opponents say minor infractions could harm officers’ reputations and the records are personnel files protected by state open records laws.

By NBC Sacramento , in Sacramento , at May 4, 2021

Original article posted at https://www.kcra.com/article/should-police-officers-disciplinary-records-be-public/36329797

Supporters say releasing disciplinary records would improve accountability and trust, while opponents say minor infractions could harm officers’ reputations and the records are personnel files protected by state open records laws.

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