Protecting your constitutional rights while recording police

New York City police officer Michael Ackermann was indicted on three felony counts and five misdemeanors for lying about the circumstances that led to the arrest of New York Times photographer Robert Stolarik. Steve Silverman, executive director of Flex Your Rights, joins RT to talk about that case and how to protect your rights when photographing or recording police officers. When interactions between police and citizens are being recorded, the number of police incidents and complaints drops, Silverman says, and he reminds viewers that you always have the right to openly record on-duty police officers.

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