Posts Tagged ‘Police Intimdiation Watch’

First Amendment Advocate Sues NYPD, NYC Over Right to Record Police Activity

Posted by on Monday July 21, 2014 | Uncategorized

A crusader for citizens’ rights to record police officers performing their duties in public has sued the City of New York and several police officers, seeking monetary damages for unlawful arrest, and a declaratory judgment in defense of citizens’ constitutional rights to record police without fear of intimidation or retribution. Plaintiff Debra Goodman asserts in... More

Police Intimidation Watch: Deputies Rough Up Nevada News Photographer

Posted by on Wednesday June 20, 2012 | Photojournalism

Sheriff’s deputies in Nevada allegedly pushed a 60-year-old Reno Gazette-Journal photographer to the ground and shoved his face into some gravel, the newspaper has reported. The incident happened at the scene of a city fire. The deputies ended up citing the photographer for obstruction and resisting their orders. Tim Dunn,  a 21-year veteran of the... More