Legislation would shine ‘sunlight’ on instances of N.H. police misconduct
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Under state law, the disciplinary records of public employees who have engaged in wrongdoing are kept out of the public eye.
But if a bill currently making its way through the State House passes, police officers would no longer enjoy that protection. House Bill 153 would make the disciplinary records of police officers subject to right-to-know requests when there has been a sustained finding of misconduct.