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By David Pan 

Council approves body-worn video redaction fees

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Last updated 3/30/2022 at 2:32pm

The arrival of body cams at the Mukilteo Police Department means new fees associated with public records requests and the costs of redaction.

During its March 21 meeting, the City Council unanimously approved a rate of $55 per hour to redact or remove certain elements from a video based on the amount of time it takes staff to complete a public records request.

The Mukilteo Police Department implemented a body-worn video program at the start of 2022, with officers wearing body cameras that capture recordings. These recordings are public records subject to the Washington Public Records Act, a...

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