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Police records law's reach disputed : State senator says her transparency bill was intended to open up past conduct files too.

Feb 04, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Weighing in on a statewide legal battle over law enforcement records, the author of California's landmark police transparency law formally notified the state Senate on Thursday that her bill was intended to open up records from the past as well as those going forward.

The move comes amid a flurry of litigation by police unions across the state that are seeking to block access to records of incidents that took place before Senate Bill 1421 went into effect Jan. 1. The police unions argue th...