With the video of the incident in McKinney going viral, and with other videos circulating around social media, I bet you’re wondering what the rules are for videoing police officers.
If you’re not, you should be. It’s a big topic that several state legislatures have tried to pass laws against.
Here, the Washington Post does a great job breaking down what can be done within the scope of the law.
Big take aways:
You have the right to record or take pictures as long as you’re not interfering
You must be on public property, your property, or have the permission of the private property owner to be there.
Police can tell you to step back but can’t tell you to stop recording or erase.
Learn more at the link below.