Here is a letter from the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights
Division dated May 14, 2012 outlining the "individuals' right to record
U.S. Department of Justice Slaps Baltimore Police Over Right to Record
First Circuit Court of Appeals Rules that Citizens Can Videotape
"On Friday, August 26, 2011, the First Circuit Court of Appeals, which is New England's highest federal court just below the U.S. Supreme Court, ruled that citizens are allowed to videotape law officials while they conduct official duties."
Federal Courts Rule it is Not Illegal to Film Police 9/1/11
"This specific case in question was Simon Glik vs.The City of Boston (and several police officers), in which a teenage Simon Gilk was arrested after videotaping Boston Police abusing a homeless man. While Mr. Gilk was not interfering with the police, he was arrested on wiretapping charges."
Here is the text of the Glik ruling:
For those of you pushing the propaganda that filming police is "wiretapping", that is bogus too:
Federal Appeals Court Rejects Illinois' Eavesdropping Law As Likely
Violating The First Amendment
Carlos Miller: photographyisnotacrime.com
LibertyFight.com Filming Cops Archive
puts police in their place at suspicionless internal checkpoint December
[Must see video- Featured on PrisonPlanet.com].
State Trooper meets videocamera: Still not Illegal To Film Police
Featured on PrisonPlanet.com 1/21/10
"...For the most part, you may not have any problem with the average police encounter. It's still advised, however, to protect yourself by exerting your God given right to film public servants in public. By doing this regularly, we condition them to accepting the liberty of those they serve."
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