Geezus, North Carolina, you’re turning into Florida! The short (some might even say “truly conservative”) answer here is that all activities performed by uniformed officers in the service of the public should be public record. Let’s protect our brothers and sisters in blue, but let’s protect the public interest as well. End of line.
The bill signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory details who can view and obtain footage from body and dashboard camera. The footage is no longer public record.