One Day After DC Police Told Not To Interfere With Citizens Recording Them... Police Seize Man's Phone
from the but-of-course dept
It appears that some police officers didn't read the memo.
As noted by Ars Technica, the day after the policy was announced, a police officer seized a guy's camera for recording police activities. They did eventually give the phone back but kept the memory card and the guy is pissed off because the card supposedly has hundreds of photos of his daughter on there.
The DC police say that they're "looking into" the report. It would be nice to see them follow up on their original policy statement with a clear rebuke of the officers involved.