On the last night of the Republican National Convention, we stopped by a security checkpoint where two videographers had been detained earlier in the week, asking Homeland Security police on what basis did they detain them.
The cops were unable to give us a straight answer, referring us to a public information officer in Washington D.C. instead.
As we know, I don’t have the best experience with public information officers, so I didn’t bother calling, knowing I would only get a programmed statement.
But I think we got our point across that video recording checkpoints is not a crime despite the fact they had detained the two videographers from Houston as well as Dave Id and Jacob Crawford from Indybay on a separate occasion, both who had joined me last night in questioning the cops.
As we were walking up to the checkpoint, a voice comes across one of their radios, saying what sounds like, “they have cameras.”
I have a bunch of photos to post from the convention but I’ve been having some technical issues because they are showing up as broken links. Still trying to sort that out.
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