NAACP responds to new police body camera release procedure


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The NAACP and other community groups will meet with State Attorney Melissa Nelson, Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and other city leaders during the next several weeks to discuss the association’s demands for racial equality.

Isaiah Rumlin, the president of the Jacksonville chapter of the NAACP, joined News4Jax anchor Jennifer Waugh on The Morning Show to talk about the organization’s reaction to the decision by the state attorney and the sheriff to release body camera video of police shootings.

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Nelson announced Monday, that Duval, Clay and Nassau counties will release footage from police shooting within 30 days, unless the state believes it will hinder a case.

Watch Rumlin’s interview below for more on what the NAACP wants to see happen in the city: