When Cops Lie to Other Cops …

Bad things will probably happen to good people.

Over at Pixiq, Carlos Miller has the story of a “legal bulletin” the Palm Beach County (Florida) Sheriff’s Office shared with its own deputies and officers elsewhere that states law enforcement officers had a legal right to arrest citizens who video record them after the officers say they don’t want to be recorded.

Which, um, they do not.

The National Press Photographers Association has stepped in with a legal explanation of the laws in play, but there’s been no word back from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

Mark E. Johnson

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