Lawmaker Wants to Ensure Police Dash Cam Videos Are Released in Timely Manner


The State published an article stating that the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee wants a new system for making public police dash cam videos to prevent unnecessary delays.

The bill by Sen. Larry Martin of Pickens was among about three dozen bills “pre-filed” Wednesday by senators in advance of their return to work next month.

Martin, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, said he filed his bill in response to the fatal shooting in July of Zachary Hammond, a Seneca teen, by a police officer. The incident was captured on the officer’s dash cam.

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