KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - On Friday, The Kansas City Police Department had a positive response to an app that helps record hands-free video when an individual is getting pulled over. "If this is a way to ease their anxiety on interaction with a police officer, that's fine," Captain Tim Hernandez had said.
Friday, June 21, 2019
Kansas City Right To Record Po-Po?!?!?
The public absolutely has a right to record police but, as always, authorities have a great deal of discretion to decide if citizen media is interfering in their work. And so, here's video of a rough arrest and a guy who earned a ticket for his footage. Meanwhile, the topic of an allegedly racist transgender African-American lady threatening Asian people near the Plaza escapes discussion. Take a look: