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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

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Stringer News Service Cameraman Arrested While Filming Scene In Bohemia

Cameraman Phil Datz said he went to Bohemia where suspects were being arrested after a police chase. Datz said as soon as he started filming, he was approached by a Fifth Precinct sergeant.

07/31/2011