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Submission + - Police officers seek right not to be recorded ( 1

linzeal writes: When the police act as though cameras were the equivalent of guns pointed at them, there is a sense in which they are correct. Cameras have become the most effective weapon that ordinary people have to protect against and to expose police abuse. And the police want it to stop. Judges, juries and legislatures support the police overwhelmingly on this issue with only a few cases where those accused of "shooting" the cops being vindicated through the courts.
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Police officers seek right not to be recorded

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  • Every recording presses the need for a new generation of legal reform.
    I recall footage of a KGB officer holding a 1980's VCR unit, and the shock on his face as the press filmed him.
    The voice and camera recordings that show events totally out of sync with statements.
    Film and post away.

The first version always gets thrown away.