A Tribune records request has prompted the Columbia Police Officers Association to challenge a city ordinance that opens all records pertaining to misconduct complaints against police.
CPD incident results in court complaint
The association believes the ordinance, enacted as part of the creation of the Citizens Police Review Board, subjects police to unfair invasions of privacy.
Last week, the Tribune requested all documents relating to the December 2006 arrest of a Columbia man, Rodman Marine, who says police beat him with a baton and stunned him three times with a Taser after a traffic stop. An internal review by what is now …