Can the public videotape police officers?

| 19/04/2016 | 0 Comments

Is it illegal to videotape a police officer who is in a public place performing his or her duties?

Auntie’s answer: As with many things, the answer is both simple and more complicated. To navigate the intricacies, I consulted with the RCIPS, and received a very helpful response. The quick reply to your question is that it is not illegal to videotape a police officer performing his or her duties in a public place, and the person recording is not under any legal obligation to inform the officer they are doing so.

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