Murfreesboro Police tried to cut off access to many police reports but later backpedalled. TCOG Executive Director Frank Gibson was quoted on the matter.
From the Daily News Journal:
Frank Gibson of the Tennessee Coalition for Open Government, though, said the potential for abuse by the Murfreesboro Police Department if the measures are re-implemented is high.”It appears the MPD is overreaching and trying to protect information that doesn’t at all deserve protection,” he said. “The public has a right to know every time a crime is reported.”
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