Critics advocate reforms to limit bodycam fees and redactions

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: June 07, 2021 4:00 AM CT
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Transparency advocates say reforms are needed to make police body camera footage less expensive, more accessible to the public.

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MPD body cameras Bodycams Philip M. Stinson Adam A. Marshall Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Memphis Police Department Frank LoMonte SmartRedaction
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The Institute for Public Service Reporting

The Institute for Public Service Reporting is based at the University of Memphis and supported financially by U of M, private grants and donations made through the University Foundation. Its work is published by The Daily Memphian through a paid-use agreement. 

Marc Perrusquia

Marc Perrusquia

Marc Perrusquia is the director of the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis, where graduate students learn investigative and explanatory journalism skills working alongside professionals. He's won numerous state and national awards for government watchdog, social justice and  political reporting. Follow the Institute on Facebook or Twitter @psr_memphis.


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