Third Circuit Says It's Ok to Record Police
As long as you're in a public place, officers can't stop you from recording them. Does this apply in your jurisdiction?
The Third Circuit held that journalists and bystanders are protected by the First Amendment when they record police officers in public places, like a public park or sidewalk. The First, Fifth, Seventh, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits have also taken this position on the right to video-record police in public places. Does this apply to your jurisdiction? Check out the map below to find out.