Posted by copwatch | Wed, 09/05/2012 - 12:33pm story
The lawsuit alleges that Staley was walking to a bus stop with a friend ...when he saw a D.C. police car hit a man on a motorbike. Two police officers then began to punch the motorbike rider, who was on the ground and appeared to be hurt....
D.C. officer illegally seized camera phone, ACLU suit alleges
Posted by copwatch | Sat, 06/05/2010 - 4:33pm story
May 23, 2010
In Maryland, it is a felony to record thuggish cops as they push around skateboarding teenagers, beat sports patrons, and pull guns on motorists for speeding.
“Several Marylanders face felony charges for recording their arrests on camera, and others have been intimidated to shut their cameras off,” reports WJZ 23 in Baltimore.
Maryland cops are using a Maryland law that states conversations in private cannot be recorded without the consent of both people involved in order to go about their business of harassing, intimidating, and assaulting citizens.
Posted by copwatch | Sun, 02/15/2009 - 3:19pm event
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