“7 Rules for Recording Police”

From “7 Rules for Recording Police: Courts are expanding rights but cops are cracking down. Find out how to keep your footage, and yourself, out of trouble.” by Steve Silverman, Hit and Run, April 5, 2012


Rule #1: Know the Law (Wherever You Are)

Rule #2 Don’t Secretly Record Police

Rule #3: Respond to “Shit Cops Say”

Rule #4: Don’t Share Your Video with Police

Rule #5: Prepare to be Arrested

Rule #6: Master Your Technology (and Always Passcode Protect Your Smartphone)

Rule #7: Don’t Point Your Camera Like a Gun


For more, see Bill of Rights Card, from Two Seas Media.


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Arrest-Proof Yourself


How to Be Invisible: Protect Your Home, Your Children, Your Assets, and Your Life

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You Have The Right: A Constitutional Guide to Policing the Police

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