The Transylvania Times -

By Kevin Fuller
Staff Writer 

Sheriff, Police Chief Support Camera Restrictions - Brevard NC


Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney and Brevard Police Chief Phil Harris both support a new law that would keep dash and body camera footage from law enforcement officials not classified as public record and only available to those who are recorded or if forced by a judge.

House Bill 972, which sits on Gov. Pat McCrory’s desk after being passed by both sides of the legislature, is slated to go into effect once the governor signs the bill and would restrict access to such footage, which local law enforcement leaders say is needed.

The bill essentially gives law enforcement contro...

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