Missouri courts updating redaction process

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Cole County Prosecutor Locke Thompson talks about his office's redaction process and how efforts will expand July 1 with an updated operating rule from the Supreme Court of Missouri.
Ryan Pivoney/News Tribune photo: Cole County Prosecutor Locke Thompson talks about his office's redaction process and how efforts will expand July 1 with an updated operating rule from the Supreme Court of Missouri.

Documents containing Social Security numbers and other sensitive private information have long gone unredacted when filed in Missouri courts.

As courts throughout the state prepare to expand the public's remote access to filings through Casenet, more focus is being paid to the document redaction process and information that may be slipping...