Posts Tagged ‘Philip Datz’

Suffolk County Pays $200K to Settle News Photographer’s Unlawful Arrest Claim

Posted by on Wednesday June 18, 2014 | Photojournalism

Suffolk County, New York  has agreed to pay freelance news videographer Philip Datz $200,000 to settle civil rights claims stemming from Datz’s unlawful arrest for recoding county police activity on a public street in 2011. In addition, the Suffolk County Police Department (SCPD) will institute an ongoing training program for its officers to safeguard “the... More