Q: Can a law enforcement officer allow someone of the public to hear the recording on a stop
A: That decision would normally be made by someone much higher up in the police agency, most likely the chief of police or county sheriff, as the case may be. Also, if the recording of the stop is part of an ongoing investigation or criminal prosecution, the prosecutor would have some input into that decision, and the courts may get involved as part of the discovery process. So, not knowing the specifics, my answer would be: "Perhaps he can, but he almost certainly should not!"
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