Record Cop = 7 years in prison!

Discussion in 'Off-topic' started by Malum Prohibitum, Jun 15, 2007.

  1. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    This happened once before in Pa.

    http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/artic ... E_ID=56173
     
  2. Tinkerhell

    Tinkerhell Active Member

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    That is complete & utter :bsflag:

    One of those posters had it right - the only reason you shouldn't be able to tape a leo is because he is doing something wrong and doesn't want to be caught at it. How can it be illegal to tape something happening in public? In somoene's home or office etc I understand but if it's out on the street then it should be fair game. Keep your secrets secret. Hope the guy gets off but it doesn't sound like he will. Maybe a reduced sentence...
     

  3. Mobster989

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    I've been thinking about having a camera and mic installed in my vehicle in case I get stopped by the police. If it helps prove my innocence then it'll be worth the cost. The only problem is hiding it in a place that it'll still be able to record the events. But in all honesty the video tape is not the most important thing. I was a security forces augmentee and in the training they said that most of the time the audio is the important part. Simply because the police have to follow procedures, if you're stopped for a traffic ticket and they start yelling at you that sets them up as a bad cop not following the rules. Video just needs to be able to give the jury an idea of the setting, maybe mount it in the trunk facing out my car. My camera would get their face, their front license plate (if they have one), and everything.
     
  4. legacy38

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    THAT IS BS!!

    Record me doing my job all you want to.
     
  5. Rammstein

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    Good think the state of Georgia has no such restrictions.
     
  6. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    http://blog.pennlive.com/patriotnews/20 ... _poli.html

    Felony wiretap charge dropped.

     
  7. Foul

    Foul New Member

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    What a cop-out. (All pun intended.)
     
  8. luke0927

    luke0927 New Member

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    In GA its legal as long as one party is aware of the recording....correct?
     
  9. Rammstein

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    Correct.
     
  10. Foul

    Foul New Member

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    Taping a phone conversation, yes.
    Videotaping something I believe has a completely different set of standards, if legal at all.
     
  11. Rammstein

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    In a public area?

    There is no expectation of privacy in a public area.