Recording Police is NOT a Crime, But They May Beat You Up for Doing It

Recording police officers on the street and during routine traffic stops is expressly permitted under the First Amendment. But cops everywhere don’t always seem to know that, and will arrest people for merely exercising their right to record police encounters. Two recent incidents in New York City and Broward County, Florida underscore this sad fact. Broward County Sheriff’s Deputy William O’Brien became irate recently after learning that the woman he stopped on the highway was using Read more […]