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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; The Times-Picayune reported on Friday that it has initiated a lawsuit against the city of New Orleans over a new New Orleans Police Department policy of redacting victim information from incident reports, which the newspaper contends is a violation of ...

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Old 06-25-2012, 01:30 PM   #1
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T-P sues city over redactions in NOPD reports

The Times-Picayune reported on Friday that it has initiated a lawsuit against the city of New Orleans over a new New Orleans Police Department policy of redacting victim information from incident reports, which the newspaper contends is a violation of the state open records law.

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<blockquote>When [police reporter Brendan] McCarthy asked for an explanation of the redactions, the city attorney's office responded that the location of the incident should not have been redacted, but that it was appropriate to black out the other items.? [ Read more ]

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