B’ham lawmaker working to make it easier for public to get police body camera video

From time to time in Alabama, the public gets a glimpse into what police body cameras capture. The reason we don't see them all the time is because Alabama doesn't have any state laws governing when or how policy body camera footage should be released. Representative Givan is working to change that.

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Former state senator from Cullman arrested on theft charges

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Cullman County schools delay opening Friday

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SPORTS

  Talladega wins in dramatic fashion to advance to Final Four

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  Recent flood victims in Hale Co. prepare for heavy rain

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UAB student ‘overwhelmed’ by African Ancestry results

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CENTRAL ALABAMA

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Cullman County schools delay opening Friday

EAST ALABAMA

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Petitions seek new bridge in Southside

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