Monday, August 27, 2012

Man faces 10 years in jail for filming cops

The camcorder has proved to be vital in showing that Police lie in court.
One man who used the camera on his phone got more than he bargained for.
In the US, he is facing 10 Years in Prison after Photographing Cops making a violent arrest.
 
It was just after midnight on New Year’s Day 2012 when Antonio Buehler spotted a pair of Austin cops manhandling a woman at a gas station during a DUI investigation, so he pulled out his cell phone and began taking photos.


That, of course, prompted one of the cops to storm up to him and accuse him of interfering with the investigation.Austin police officer Pat Oborski shoved Buehler against his truck before handcuffing him. He later claimed in his arrest report that Buehler had spit in his face.
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The outrage it has caused brought together over 200 people in July. A hundred free video cameras were handed to those committed to monitoring police activity in their neighborhoods.
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