Videos routinely captured by cameras mounted in police cars during traffic stops and other law enforcement activities are public records and cannot be withheld because they pertain to criminal or internal affairs investigations, a New Jersey state judge has ruled in two separate cases.

The rulings, handed down Friday by state Superior Court Judge Vincent Grasso in Ocean County, came a month after Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation requiring all new police vehicles used primarily for traffic enforcement to be equipped with dashboard cameras, NJ.com reports.

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