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ACLU: Cops accidentally recorded themselves making up bogus criminal charges

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Sep 21, 2016.

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    If cops are going to do something shady, something as unethical and illegal as violating a citizen’s First Amendment rights to free speech and his Fourth Amendment rights against warrantless seizure, then they definitely don’t want their actions being recorded; yet that is exactly what happened when Connecticut State Police troopers seized a camera belonging to a protestor and the camera continued to film while they conspired on which bogus charges to level against him.

    In September 2015, Michael Picard was protesting near a DUI checkpoint in West Hartford by holding up a big handwritten sign which read “Cops Ahead: Keep Calm and Remain Silent.” Picard, who was lawfully carrying a handgun, also had a camera which he was using to film the police – public employees on a public street.

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