Philip Datz

Phil Datz, left, and his attorney, Robert Balin. Datz sued Suffolk County police after he was arrested following an order to stop videotaping the arrest of a suspect. (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Cameraman Settles Suit Against Suffolk Police Over Arrest For Taping Officer

A freelance videographer has settled a civil rights lawsuit against the Suffolk County Police Department, after he was arrested an arrest following an order by a police sergeant to stop taping the arrest of a suspect.

06/17/2014

Phil Datz, left, and his attorney, Robert Balin. (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

NYCLU Files Civil Rights Lawsuit On Behalf Of Cameraman Arrested By Suffolk Police

Philip Datz, who works for Stringer News Service, claims in the lawsuit that the Suffolk County police department engaged in a pattern of harassing journalists.

04/11/2012