Posts Tagged ‘Robert Stolarik’

Police Intimidation Watch: Cop Charged with Lying About a Photographer’s Arrest

Posted by on Tuesday August 27, 2013 | Photojournalism

A New York City police officer has been charged with felonies and misdemeanors for lying about why he arrested a freelance news photographer, according to a report in The New York Times. The officer, Michael Ackermann, claimed that he had arrested Robert Stolarik, a freelancer for The New York Times, because Stolarik had repeatedly flashed... More

Police Intimidation Watch: NYPD Returns Cameras to Times Freelancer

Posted by on Tuesday August 14, 2012 | Photojournalism

The New York City police department has returned camera gear belonging to a freelance photographer who was arrested August 4 after refusing to stop photographing police activity on a public street. Photographer Robert Stolarik got his camera equipment back on August 10, the National Press Photographers Association reported on its Web site. Stolarik told NPPA,... More