This legislation would exempt from open records requests the disclosure of the municipality of residency for a public employee or police officer. We opposed the bill, noting that the public has a right to know whether their law enforcement personnel are from their immediate communities or not, and that such exemptions provide a false sense of security in a time when even more specific personal information can be found online.
APRA Exemption for Police Officer Residency (H 5417, S 671)
Representative David Bennett and Senator Cynthia Coyne
Held for Further Study