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Old 05-07-2012, 09:28 AM   #1
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Record Police Officer?

I am wondering if we have the rights to record a police officer? For example, if I got pulled over, can I record our entire conversation? Or what if I see a police officer 'arresting' someone.. can I legally record that as well?
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Old 05-07-2012, 09:31 AM   #2
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You have the right to record anything in a public space so long as one of the participants has knowledge they are being recorded and especially if all participants are aware.
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Old 05-07-2012, 11:34 AM   #3
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There is no legal expectation of privacy in a "public place"....however.....if your recording obstructs the Police then you can be charged.....and....if you take pictures of a crime scene then your picture and you, could be required for any legal process that may follow.
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