Photography Is Not A Crime of the Day

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Photography Is Not A Crime of the Day: Freelance news photographer Phil Datz, a credentialed member of the press from Long Island, was arrested last Friday while filming Suffolk County police activity on public property, and charged with obstruction of governmental administration.

It is explicitly legal to record police in public in the state of New York.

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PROTIP of the Day

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PROTIP of the Day: If a reporter shows up at your house to ask why your daughter left her baby girl stewing inside an unlocked car on a hot day to go shopping, you may want to refrain from dousing them with water and then spray them with a hose.

[thanks cw!]