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Mug Shots

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Proposal Aims To Stop Mug Shot Posting For Profit

Companies that post people’s police mug shots online and then charge for their removal would face criminal penalties under a bill advanced Monday in the Colorado Senate.

03/24/2014

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Colorado House Passes Bill Requiring Mug Shot Removal

DENVER (AP) – Colorado House lawmakers approved legislation that would require commercial websites to remove people’s mug shots if the person was found innocent of the crime for which they were arrested. The House approved […]

02/04/2014

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Bill Would Require Removal Of Mug Shots Online

Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill that would require commercial websites to remove a person’s mug shot if they were never convicted of the crime for which they were arrested.

01/28/2014

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Appeals Court Rules Federal Inmate Photos Private

A federal appeals court has ruled that mug shots of federal prisoners are private, rejecting an appeal from an Oklahoma newspaper that argued people have a right to know how inmates are being treated.

02/22/2012