SECTION 1. The secretary of public safety and security, in consultation with Colonel of State Police, shall adopt regulations requiring the video or digital recording, or other similar means of preserving visual images and statements made by all parties participating in the booking process of any person arrested by a state police officer. The regulations shall include procedures to ensure that such recordings are not tampered with or destroyed for such period of time as the secretary deems reasonable.
A failure to use video equipment in a manner to hide or destroy a factional representation of the booking, shall constitute dereliction of duty.
SECTION 2. The secretary of public safety and security shall adopt the regulations required by section 1
no later than July 31, 2016.
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