What to Do When Police Tell You to Stop Taking Photos, Video (via Through the Viewfinder)

June 8, 2011 at 8:25 PM (Uncategorized)

I think it’s time for a federal law to crack down on this. Misuse the authority given by wearing a badge and spend a few months in prison thinking about the badge you no longer have the right to wear. It’s sickening.

What to Do When Police Tell You to Stop Taking Photos, Video A recent Gizmodo story, "Are Cameras the New Guns?," created quite a stir in journalism circles recently. Gizmodo found that there appears to be an increase in the number of citizens arrested for filming abuse by police, or just police in action: "In response to a flood of Facebook and YouTube videos that depict police abuse, a new trend in law enforcement is gaining popularity. In at least three states, it is now illegal to record any on-duty po … Read More

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