Pursuant to the Public Records Act of Louisiana, R.S. 44:1 et seq., we request copies of the public records described below. For purposes of this request, the term “documents” includes, but is not limited to, any memoranda, letters, electronic mail or “e-mail,” handwritten, typed, or electronic notes, recordings of any kind and in any form (video, audio, digital, etc.)
- Video recorded on the City “crime camera” located at the intersection of Frenchmen Street and Chartres Street on the night of July 8, 2019, between the hours of 9 and 10 pm.
- Video recorded on the City "crime camera" located at the intersection of Frenchman Street and Chartres Street showing the entire interaction between New Orleans police officers and a trumpet player known as Eugene Grant, including officer arrival, interaction and ultimate arrest of Mr. Grant.
This request is made in my capacity as staff of the ACLU of Louisiana and is on behalf of the ACLU of Louisiana.