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When people die at the hands of law enforcement or while in custody in North Carolina, local officials often ask the State Bureau of Investigation to investigate. What happens next?
Under a North Carolina state law passed in 2016, the only way for video from police body-worn cameras to be released to the public is by a court order. Any person, including the news media, may seek the release of the video from a Superior Court judge.