Municipalities keep censoring police reports

The practice evolved after municipal insurers advised their customers it was easier to be safe – -and in violation of Wisconsin’s open records law — than sorry at the end of a potential class action suit in federal. That’s what happened to Palatine, IL, after a driver claimed a parking ticket left publicly on his windshield violated the Drivers Privacy Protection Act, or DPPA.

Via Judge’s ruling hasn’t stopped all unneeded police report censoring @ JS Proof and Hearsay Blog.