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Sunday, February 21, 2010

Proposed Law Would Keep 911 Call Recordings from Wisconsin Public

Wisconsin lawmakers are considering a bill that would no longer treat 911 call recordings as a public record. The bill would allow a transcript of the call to be released, however. Lawmakers in favor of the bill say the move would protect the privacy of callers; however, opponents maintain call recordings reveal important information concerning public safety.

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