Pendulum: House Bill 142 makes private university police records public
From The Pendulum (6/14/13): A bill allowing the public access to records kept by campus police departments at private and nonprofit universities was signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory Wednesday.
Ratified June 5, House Bill 142 increases transparency for police departments of private universities. As a result, arrest and other investigative police records are now public information. These records must also be made available to municipal, county and state law enforcement agencies.