Cleary Gottlieb Provides Pro Bono Counsel on LAPD Video Release Policies

April 3, 2017

Cleary Gottlieb is providing pro bono counsel in partnership with the Policing Project at New York University School of Law to aid the Los Angeles Police Department in the development of a new policy to guide the release of body camera video footage.

The Los Angeles Police Commission is considering a new policy that addresses what should happen when a police officer’s body-worn camera captures an officer-involved shooting. The Policing Project, in collaboration with Cleary lawyers, is gathering input from residents of Los Angeles and developing recommendations for what the LAPD policy should entail.

The project will release the recommendations and a report of community input to the LAPC for review on May 7, 2017. This program has been featured in an article the Washington Square News.

The Policing Project at New York University School of Law is dedicated to strengthening policing through democratic governance.

For more information about the Policing Project, click here.