Police out of control or were they justified?

Started Jul 2, 2013 | Discussions thread
Johnsonj
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Re: Police out of control or were they justified?
In reply to Chato, Jul 3, 2013

Chato wrote:

drh681 wrote:

Slider44 wrote:

When did this happen?

I just searched California law, and police officers CAN BE VIDEO recorded. According to the FEDERAL link below, the laws were challenged and changed in 2011 that allowed public citizens the right to record public servants, including police. Unless they are interfering with the officers. They are not allowed to interfere.

In my opinion, this man was NOT interfering, but clearly looking to stir up trouble.

http://articles.ehlinelaw.com/filming-police-legal-or-not/

http://technorati.com/technology/article/federal-courts-rule-it-is-not/

My opinion of the dog being shot and killed does not change though. When the dog is in public, it MUST be controlled at all times. If it gets loose and attacks, then citizens, or the police can use whatever means necessary to defend themselves.

If you read some of the News links, from MSN, you find that the "suspect" has a long history of "run ins" with the Police. (Including a pending law suit)

There's an organisation in New York that deliberately go around and video the Police. You figure they should all be arrested, for being trouble makers - Which they are.

Of course THEY never violate the law. Following the Police around is NOT a crime.

Right, Squidly. But following Trayvon Martin around IS a crime. Isn't that RIGHT, commie?

Arresting a citizen for filming you IS a crime. Now these citizens are bound by law not to actually interfere with a Cop. I didn't see him come close to interfering with a Cop

So what is it? The law IS the Law, or the Police ARE the Law?

Dave

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