One major weapon we have in our fight against rising authoritarian abuse in this country is our ability to videotape. Learn how to do this properly and take a camera with you where ever you go!
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.
Read the rest here: 7 Rules To Follow When Recording Police