Note: I’m on a work trip so I have less time for the fun stuff like working on Seattle Public Records. This is a quickly written post.
Spokane Police has found itself in a bit of controversy, see Spokane police share body camera footage of ‘disorderly’ man, raising questions
I attempted to clone Utility, Inc’s color range approach to auto redaction of body worn video The hard part is auto determining the color ranges to redact.
From a policy standpoint I will advocate that departments mass release via automatic means redacted video. This addresses concerns that an agency is singling out a given person.