Is it possible to obtain the in-car video from a police car at the time of trial?

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Is it possible to obtain the in-car video from a police car at the time of trial?

My friend was arrested yesterday for DUI, although he was not guilty of this. He had a small amount of marijuana in his car but had not smoked any that day. To complicate matters even further, a plain clothes officer showed up. He showed no identification and the uniformed officer who pulled him over seemed not to know him. The plain clothes officer was extremely hostile even though my friend gave him no provocation to be so. He smashed my friends face down on his windshield and pushed his face into the glass. He then left and there was no mention of him in the arrest documentation.

Asked on March 9, 2012 under Criminal Law, New York

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