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Growing Number of Prosecutions for Videotaping the Police

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posted on Jul, 20 2010 @ 05:59 PM
reply to post by getreadyalready

Sad but true.
That's Maryland Law.
Maryland doesn't seem an issue with Security Camera's until footage is used in a maner that they find inappropriate, say the 7/11 guy post on utube the cop outside beating the citizen.

posted on Jul, 20 2010 @ 08:14 PM

Originally posted by brokedown
In Maryland they do have a law that the citizen can not record the police either audio or video, in public or private.

Could you point out that law for me? I haven't heard of such a thing.

[Edit to add] Also as it turns out, now cops are mounting cameras on officers also. In places where they're charging people who video tape them with wiretapping.

[edit on 20/7/2010 by PsykoOps]

posted on Jul, 21 2010 @ 02:41 PM
strange how the outside world through the guise of media
send out the image of the states being a democracy is a free country
the unteds is a controled society when the ptb sees fit.

Marshall law is only always just a signature away

but the way to get things changed is to be brave and do the opposite....
film them .....Come on Maryland

do your part for America

step up to the plate...

dont allow yourselves to be squeezed under the goverment against freespeech thumb

police violence is as bad as criminal violence....don't condone it

now the guy on the bike was wrong but police are observant....

the guy on the bike would have had to have had taken his gloves of first...have you tried to shoot a gun with motercycle gloves on...

posted on Jul, 21 2010 @ 02:54 PM
If the motorcyclist had pulled out a gun and shot the man who jumped out of the car and threatened his life he would have been within his rights. The cop forgot to say he was a cop. So the recording was perfectly legal as the motorcyclist did not know and had no way of knowing that he was being pulled over. By the way, they beat you for recording them. Most people don't know that.

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