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Reply #245: Cops HATE camera's and video gear. It's the freedom y'know. [View All]

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Porcupine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-23-07 06:53 PM
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245. Cops HATE camera's and video gear. It's the freedom y'know.
There are many documented cases of police beating up and arresting journalists and citizen oversight crews who photograph of videotape them.

In the UK they are starting to mount videocameras on the bobbies headgear to facilitate arrests of "hooligans." The upside would be that the cop in question isn't likely to just start beating somebody without probable cause.





American cops and prison guards would scream bloody murder before they allowed the public to watch what they do every day.
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