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    Quote Originally Posted by Phillip Gain View Post
    My one comment: I'm seeing a big smear campaign on LEOs right now. All over the internet, there are a bunch of punks who drive around doing illegal or questionable stuff to bait the LEO. Then once they get the stop on videotape, and make a few edits, it gets to YouTube, the media, or sometimes to court in the form of a frivolous lawsuit.

    While I generally have no problem with taping a stop as an insurance policy against one's rights being violated...don't be a punk. Don't bait the cop. Please no more theatrics and BS.
    Even if you video of audio record them to protect yourself, the will always claim the were baited.

    Theses guys that walk up on a traffic stop and not just videotape, but try to engage those being detained or arrested and the officers as well should be locked up.

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  3. They sure should be!! but the cops who arrest the people taping them lawful should go to jail for breaking the law and the peoples rights.

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    A man's life, liberty, and property are only safe when the legislature is NOT in session. Will Rogers

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    Check out "Can We Tape?"
    "Historical examination of the right to bear arms, from English antecedents to the drafting of the Second Amendment, bears proof that the right to bear arms has consistently been, and should still be, construed as an individual right." -- U.S. District Judge Sam Cummings, Re: U.S. vs Emerson (1999)

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    1)"When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty." -Thomas Jefferson.
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    Some police department's have video and audio recordings of every stop. I think it should be mandatory for every squad car to have a video and audio recording and officers should be required to wear miniature cameras on their person.
    This would cut down on police brutality complaints and if an officer were accused of using too much force the video tape would settle the dispute.

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    Quote Originally Posted by whitetiger View Post
    with the CCW law about to become active in nov or dec when we get the cards back. Is it legal to videotape you being stopped by a Leo? Do you have to tell them your taping this stop? Can he legaly tell you to stop? Can he take your camera. what can you do if he takes it? breaks it? arrestes you for taping him.
    If he abuses you and never sees the camera can you use it in court? What are the laws in Wisconsin on taping someone?
    It often seems the most significant "smears" are being made & left by the LEO's themselves...

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    Beat me to it. In America we have the rght to videotape anything that occurs in the public domain and even some that should be protected by privacy. In most states you can even videotape your neighbor across the street through his open shades. If he wants privacy he must close them.
    GOD, GUNS and GUITARS

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    Contrary to belief it is legal to videotape any cop in public and he can not legally take your property, damage it or tell you to stop taping or face arrest however they will try to intimidate and threaten. The ones that step over the line should be taken to civil and / or criminal court
    "Those who would trade liberty for security, deserves neither liberty nor security."
    "The original point and click interface was a Smith & Wesson".

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