After appeal to DA, UOPD releases body-cam footage from EMU

Michael Tobin has the story of the incident, and what it took to get these public records from UO in the Emerald here:

The University of Oregon Police Department released officer body camera footage this Tuesday of a spring term incident during which a student said officers pointed guns at him outside of the EMU. UOPD also released the police report and computer-aided dispatch log from the incident.

This is the first time UOPD has released officer body camera footage. The Emerald filed an appeal with the Lane County district attorney on Monday asking her to disclose the records after UOPD took more than two months to turn over the requested records. …

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3 Responses to After appeal to DA, UOPD releases body-cam footage from EMU

  1. A duck says:

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    So…this body cam footage was “released”?

  2. trumplackey says:

    That seems like reasonable (at least) policing to me. Do any of the accusations of racism/malfeasance remain plausible?

    Also, it’d be useful to offer informal seminars on (a) how to respond to a police request, and (b) how all of this looks to adults, especially future employers.

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