City of Seattle loses case to keep police dash-cam videos secret
Seattle taxpayers are now stuck with a big bill after the city lost a lawsuit. The city filed suit against an attorney who is trying to obtain Seattle police dash-cam videos.
Attorney James Egan said he’s been vindicated.
“I’m relieved the nightmare is over,” he said.
[...]“I asked for 36 videos as a citizen. They said no. I asked again to the police chief directly and they turned around and hauled me into court,” said Egan.
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes brought the suit against Egan, and on Thursday a King County Superior Court Judge threw it out. The ruling called the suit against Egan “procedurally improper and potentially unnecessary.”
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