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7 Rules for Recording Police
Slowly but surely the courts are recognizing that recording on-duty police is a protected First Amendment activity. But in the meantime, police around the country continue to intimidate and arrest citizens for doing just that. So if you're an aspiring cop watcher you must be uniquely prepared to deal with hostile cops.
If you choose to record the police you can reduce the risk of terrible legal consequences and video loss by understanding your state's laws and carefully adhering to the following rules. Detail on rules at the link:
Rule #1: Know the Law (Wherever You Are)
Rule #2 Don't Secretly Record Police
Rule #3: Respond to "Shit Cops Say"
Rule #4: Don't Share Your Video with Police
Rule #5: Prepare to be Arrested
Rule #6: Master Your Technology
Rule #7: Don't Point Your Camera Like a Gun
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