Recording Officers

State Sen. Ruben Diaz (credit: CBS 2)

State Senator Wants To Allow Lawsuits If People Are Stopped From Recording Cops

New York State Sen. Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) introduced a bill Thursday in which someone who is stopped from videotaping a police officer could sue for $25,000.

07/31/2014

Debra Goodman (center) alleged in a lawsuit that the NYPD has a practice of arresting people for videotaping officers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Claims NYPD Has Practice Of Arresting People For Recording Officers

The NYPD on Tuesday was hit with a First Amendment lawsuit, alleging the department has a practice of arresting people for shooting video of officers.

07/15/2014

Newark Police Cruiser (file/credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

City Of Newark Reaches Settlement With Girl Who Was Detained For Recording Officers

The City of Newark has reached a settlement with a teenage girl who was handcuffed and detained for videotaping city police officers in an incident on a public bus back in 2010, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey.

11/19/2012