haeder-desc-timePhotography is Not a Crime

Category: Recording the Police

New Hampshire Cops Call in SWAT on Military Vet Paying Ticket in Pennies

New Hampshire Cops Call in SWAT on Military Vet Paying Ticket in Pennies

New Hampshire cops accompanied by a member of the SWAT team escorted a Marine Corps veteran out of city hall last Monday after he attempted to pay a parking ticket with pennies. Manchester police not only violated the Coinage Act of 1965 that states all coins are legal tender for debt ...
WATCH: Missouri Deputy Cites Former Cop with “Eluding” for Driving Half-Block to Safe Spot to Pull Over

WATCH: Missouri Deputy Cites Former Cop with “Eluding” for Driving Half-Block to Safe Spot to Pull Over

A Missouri sheriff's deputy was upset that the woman he pulled over did not come to a complete stop within a millisecond of him turning on his lights. Instead, the woman – a retired cop – drove less than a block and made a right onto a side street where she then pulled over. She even ...
North Carolina Cop who Lied to Uber Driving Attorney about Recording Laws Demoted in Rank and Pay

North Carolina Cop who Lied to Uber Driving Attorney about Recording Laws Demoted in Rank and Pay

The North Carolina cop who became a viral sensation after telling an Uber driver that it was illegal to record him under a new law – only to learn the driver was also a lawyer – was demoted in rank and pay. Wilmington Police Sergeant Kenneth Becker is now a corporal whose hourly salar ...
WATCH: Minneapolis Cop Charged for Kicking Man in Face and Lying About It

WATCH: Minneapolis Cop Charged for Kicking Man in Face and Lying About It

These days it is not uncommon for cops to get arrested for assault. But Officer Christopher Reiter, 36, of the Minneapolis Police Department took things way too far when he kicked Mohamed Osman while he was already down on the ground. Osman suffered severe brain injuries, brain ble ...
WATCH: Louisiana Deputy Body Slams 80-Pound, 7th-Grader at the Bus Stop

WATCH: Louisiana Deputy Body Slams 80-Pound, 7th-Grader at the Bus Stop

A Louisiana sheriff's deputy was caught on video body slamming a seventh-grader less than half his size to the ground while breaking up a fight at Westdale Middle School. Now the Baton East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office is defending the deputy's actions. A spokeswoman for the ...
WATCH: Texas Deputy Respects PINAC Reporter’s Right to Record Naval Base Because it’s not Against the Law

WATCH: Texas Deputy Respects PINAC Reporter’s Right to Record Naval Base Because it’s not Against the Law

A Texas deputy responding to call of suspicious activity about a PINAC reporter recording outside a military base not only ended up respecting his right to record the base from public, but his right to remain anonymous. However, Kleberg County sheriff's deputy E. Gonzalez acknowledged ...
WATCH: Three Ohio Cops Suspended for Brutal Arrest of Timid Man Standing on Sidewalk at Hospital

WATCH: Three Ohio Cops Suspended for Brutal Arrest of Timid Man Standing on Sidewalk at Hospital

Three Ohio cops were suspended after a video surfaced on social media showing them brutally arresting a man standing on the sidewalk with his hands in his pockets after leaving a hospital. The officers were suspended by their employer, Ohio Health Protective Services, while the secur ...