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Becker bill would restore public access to police radio communications

Original post made on Mar 18, 2022

Police departments throughout California would be required to make their radio communications accessible to the press and the public under new legislation proposed by state Sen. Josh Becker.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, March 18, 2022, 12:51 PM

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Posted by Johnny Yuma
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Mar 18, 2022 at 3:56 pm

Johnny Yuma is a registered user.

While I understand why police agencies want to encrypt communications, the priority MUST be on the public’s right to know, that is to have access to communications as government agencies are working. If anyone uses the communications to interfere with those essential services, arrest and jail them.


Posted by Leslie Bain
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Mar 18, 2022 at 4:26 pm

Leslie Bain is a registered user.

Nicely said, Johnny. Sunshine is the best disinfectant. Government transparency is crucial.


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