Kansas lawmakers advance law enforcement transparency bills

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators who are pushing to make law enforcement more transparent focused Wednesday on advancing bills aimed at making officers' body camera footage more accessible and compiling data on the property seized by agencies.

The state House gave first-round approval to bills on each subject that had bipartisan support and represented a compromise between law enforcement groups and advocates of more aggressive measures. House members expected to take another, final vote on each Thursday to determine whether they pass and go to the Senate.

Legislative leaders in both par...

 

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