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Coppers shoot man in his driveway - recording them with his smartphone

Sanchez’ father pointing out bullet holes in his garage

An innocent bystander who was holding a cell phone on his own property was shot last week, with officers saying they perceived an “imminent threat” because they mistook his phone for a gun, according to several news reports.

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Woman nearly arrested after recording traffic stop in Orange County

Posted: 10/11/14
A woman called Eyewitness News after a cellphone recording nearly got her arrested, and it’s raising new questions about what rights citizens have when it comes to recording deputies on duty. 232 more words


Miami Beach Cop Tells Me to “Stop Videotaping” Crime Scene

Police began closing off streets on Miami Beach this afternoon in an effort to apprehend a suspect involved in a shooting. Apparently, the cops shot at him, missed, and the suspect ran off. 182 more words

Civil Liberties

Police State News: Philly Police Violate Man's Rights at Gunpoint

In an absolutely disgusting abuse of police power, officers in Philadelphia harassed a man at gunpoint, forced him to his knees, cuffed him, all while cursing at him and threatening to shoot him. 331 more words