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Rochester Police Arrest Woman For Videotaping On Her Lawn
YouTube ^ | June 21, 2011

Posted on 06/21/2011 7:47:59 PM PDT by kiryandil

"The woman was videotaping a traffic stop in front of her house at night. The video speaks for itself."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7ZkFZkejv8


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I think they're teaching them stock phrases in the police academies now.

"I feel threatened"

STOP RESISTING!

1 posted on 06/21/2011 7:48:01 PM PDT by kiryandil
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To: kiryandil; Admin Moderator
The actual link is here:

http://www.pixiq.com/article/rochester-police-arrest-woman-for-videotaping-them

No need to divert traffic through the Ron Paul web site....or was that you intent?

2 posted on 06/21/2011 7:53:44 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: kiryandil

Ah, so this is what fascism is like.


3 posted on 06/21/2011 7:53:50 PM PDT by Hoodat (Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. - (Rom 8:37))
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To: ElkGroveDan

All I know is that city folks sure do have a lot of problems with police. LOL


4 posted on 06/21/2011 7:55:03 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: kiryandil

Bub-by first amendment, you were great while you lasted.


5 posted on 06/21/2011 7:55:46 PM PDT by doc1019 (You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.)
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To: kiryandil

And they wonder why we our distrust grows.


6 posted on 06/21/2011 7:56:07 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (No one is more against progress than a progressive.)
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To: kiryandil

LEO’s, and I have great respect for them, in this instance are completely out of line and out of control! $$$$ comin’ her way!


7 posted on 06/21/2011 7:56:09 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: kiryandil

I hope she sues those jerks. Not just the police dept, but the officers personally. What a slimey twit that cop is.


8 posted on 06/21/2011 7:56:30 PM PDT by southern rock
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To: ElkGroveDan
Better link: http://www.youtube.com/v/a7ZkFZkejv8?fs=1&hl=en_US
9 posted on 06/21/2011 7:57:29 PM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: kiryandil

Thats a disgusting video. I hope she makes a ton in her lawsuit.


10 posted on 06/21/2011 7:58:09 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: kiryandil

The cop was ridiculously prissy. Is he a castrati or something?


11 posted on 06/21/2011 7:59:59 PM PDT by bvw
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; rabscuttle385; Impy; ExTexasRedhead; neverdem

By doing this, the police act as if they have something sinister to hide. It doens’t inspire confidence.


12 posted on 06/21/2011 8:00:51 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens collect welfare checks that Americans won't collect)
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To: DesertRhino

Well, I hope she does win and the prissy cop who arrested her gets fired for cause.


13 posted on 06/21/2011 8:01:05 PM PDT by bvw
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To: DesertRhino

She’s fortunate the storage (tape or whatever the camera used) was not destroyed. Cameras that can upload to the internet as they go by 4G or similarly fast technology would be the best.


14 posted on 06/21/2011 8:01:15 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: kiryandil
where in the world would someone get the crazy idea they could stand in their yard and record something going on in the street? I bet she didn't have her papers with her either.
15 posted on 06/21/2011 8:01:26 PM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: kiryandil

He arrested her because she made him uncomfortable. what section of the code is that?


16 posted on 06/21/2011 8:02:09 PM PDT by bvw
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To: Hoodat
The other day on a thread I posted that there are good cops and bad cops, and cop-cops who need to control the bad cops. This is a new category, the chickenshit cop, a badge- happy jerkoff who has missed his true calling, that of mopping out the toilets and disinfecting the glory holes at interstate rest stops.
17 posted on 06/21/2011 8:02:49 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: kiryandil
The day will soon come when the police will wish that citizens were only videotaping them.

A hard rain is gonna fall, and the guys in blue, for the most part, are the enemy.

18 posted on 06/21/2011 8:03:05 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: Clintonfatigued

hey, if the occifer doesn’t get to stay anonymous someone might go after him — why don’t they just acknowledge the obvious and begin wearing ski masks a la SWAT every where they go?


19 posted on 06/21/2011 8:03:45 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: kiryandil; All

I’ve had leo’s arrest me (once) in error and let me go w grace (once) when I was in error. We need them. But this is getting ridiculous. Where are the leo’s on FR to comment on this?


20 posted on 06/21/2011 8:06:08 PM PDT by TwoSwords (The Lord is a man of war, Exodus 15:3)
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To: kiryandil

This is an issue in Afghanistan. When there are civilian casualties, the people on the scene with cell phones send the video directly to news outlets in several countries. By the time staff in country can respond, it’s all over the news.

That does not happen here just yet, but I think cops and The Powers That be are being proactive.

The kid in SanFran (I think) that got killed by a policeman mistaking his Glock for a Taser- the video was all over the place before there could be an Official Police Statement.


21 posted on 06/21/2011 8:06:10 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: kiryandil

Think I’ll stay down here for a while longer.


22 posted on 06/21/2011 8:07:55 PM PDT by SkyDancer (You know they invented wheelbarrows to teach FAA inspectors to walk on their hind legs.)
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To: ClearCase_guy
The day will soon come when the police will wish that citizens were only videotaping them. A hard rain is gonna fall, and the guys in blue, for the most part, are the enemy.

Exactly. The police reflect the attitude of the parasite class of government. Our Founders were correct to call government evil. The evil at all levels of government grows worse each year. Someday there will be blow back against these arrogant elites. I hope they are showed no mercy.

This video should make the blood boil of anyone who reveres our Constitution.

These cops have NO respect for the Constitution and less for the citizens they abuse.

23 posted on 06/21/2011 8:08:21 PM PDT by sand88 (Sarah Palin announces her run: August 12, 2011 11:10am ET)
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To: kiryandil

I am not sure what is more disturbing ... what the cops did or the fact that there are a significant number of people commenting that the cops were correct in what they did.


24 posted on 06/21/2011 8:10:19 PM PDT by crusadersoldier
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The cop wasn’t too smart. He should have asked her to either go inside her house or film from a location were she wouldn’t be in the line of fire in the event the situation with the original suspect escalated. You know for her safety.

By saying he was concerned for his safety because she was standing behind him he admitted on camera she wasn’t in any danger and a court will find it laughable that she represented a threat to the officer.

I wonder what the follow-up story to this incident (it occurred last month) was?


25 posted on 06/21/2011 8:10:24 PM PDT by RC51
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To: crusadersoldier

should have clarified - people posting to the youtube video


26 posted on 06/21/2011 8:11:37 PM PDT by crusadersoldier
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To: kiryandil
I think this woman was trying to provoke the police. How hard would it have been for her to go into her home when asked? ..... COMMENT FROM LC3127 This woman is part of an anti-police group in the city that provoke police to hopefully get them to over react. There was no over reaction here. She knew what she was doing and clearly did not listen to an order. She listened when he asked her to step back but never to go in the house...weird. Who goes outside to get fresh air with a camera in hand? Someone who is doing it on purpose to interfere with a police investigation. She has been arrested before so she knows what she's doing.
27 posted on 06/21/2011 8:11:49 PM PDT by Jo Nuvark (Those who bless Israel will be blessed, those who curse Israel will be cursed. Gen 12:3)
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To: ClearCase_guy
Not if, but when.

Stay safe...

28 posted on 06/21/2011 8:12:27 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (explosive bolts, ten thousand volts at a million miles an hour)
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To: sand88
My least favorite part is when the cop says "Based on what you said to me -- before you started taping -- I don't feel safe with you standing there."

That is such BS. Such unmitigated BS. Such made-up, Now-I-have-an-excuse-because-I've paved-the-way-to-take-away-your-rights BS.

29 posted on 06/21/2011 8:13:03 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: Bushbacker1

I’ve had several conversations with ex-cops. The most interesting was one who’s father is still an elected sheriff. To whittle it down, roughly 50% of cops are basically ex-high scholl jock types that could not find any other job that took advantage of their “abilities”. They like the machismo and can be regular brown shirts. The other half are either naive kids thinking they will change the world and guys that do as little work (including pulling people over) as possible and have a taste for donuts.

If you have ever blatantly run a traffic light or otherwise broke the law right in front of a cop, and he didn’t do anything, you were probably lucky to be seeing the latter in action. :)


30 posted on 06/21/2011 8:14:20 PM PDT by RobRoy (The US today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: kiryandil; All

Everytime I see these type of vid’s it reminds me of the old Robin Hood movie w Erroll Flynn. The cops are just the soldiers of Prince John. We’re all just peasants. And seemingly helpless. Very disconcerting. I don’t expect perfection but don’t apply for the job if you can’t handle the job.


31 posted on 06/21/2011 8:14:39 PM PDT by TwoSwords (The Lord is a man of war, Exodus 15:3)
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To: cripplecreek
All I know is that city folks sure do have a lot of problems with police.

Yeah, I'm seein' that too. Glad I don't live in those sewers. (No offense to those good freepers that have to by no-choice)

32 posted on 06/21/2011 8:16:10 PM PDT by MountainDad (Support your local Militia)
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To: ClearCase_guy
A hard rain is gonna fall, and the guys in blue, for the most part, are the enemy.

When the SHTF and that hard rain falls, the local cops will be doing what the rest of us will be doing....staying home to protect their families or bugging out for safe haven.

They aren't going to armor up, arm up and go out risking their lives in order to harrass citizens or hunt zombies.
At the local level, the chain of command will disolve rather rapidly.

33 posted on 06/21/2011 8:17:17 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (If you think it's time to bury your weapons.....it's time to dig them up.)
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To: cripplecreek

Police don’t like video tapes when they break the rules, if they arrest by the book the video can actually help the officer at trial.


34 posted on 06/21/2011 8:20:43 PM PDT by Orange1998
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To: DBrow
The kid in SanFran (I think) that got killed by a policeman mistaking his Glock for a Taser- the video was all over the place before there could be an Official Police Statement.

One only has to watch that tape to see that it was no mistake. The BART cop was justly convicted.

35 posted on 06/21/2011 8:20:43 PM PDT by School of Rational Thought ("The proposition that the government is always right is manifested either in corruption or benefits)
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To: Jo Nuvark

Even if she was part of an ‘anti-police’ group, she was standing on her private property, completely acting within her legal rights. There was absolutely no indication of any probable cause of a law being violated, eminent danger, and obviously no warrant.

I’m not one to bash LEOs, I think the 90% good ones are being tarnished by the 10% bad ones, however, if the video tape tells an honest tale, she was in the right.

This is similar to all other matters of rights- they are inherent. Laws are there to protect our inherent rights and limit infringement of those rights. It has become bass-ackwards.

“There’s no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren’t enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible to live without breaking laws.” - Ayn Rand


36 posted on 06/21/2011 8:20:52 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: DBrow
The kid in SanFran (I think) that got killed by a policeman mistaking his Glock for a Taser- the video was all over the place before there could be an Official Police Statement.

One only has to watch that tape to see that it was no mistake. The BART cop was justly convicted.

37 posted on 06/21/2011 8:20:54 PM PDT by School of Rational Thought ("The proposition that the government is always right is manifested either in corruption or benefits)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

New Orleans after Katrina was the perfect example of this.


38 posted on 06/21/2011 8:21:04 PM PDT by Palladin (Sarah Palin in 2012!)
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To: kiryandil

The peasants have got to be taught their place. All in all she is lucky that they did not kill her. Usually right after, “I don’t feel safe”, or “ I felt my life was in danger”, they start shooting.


39 posted on 06/21/2011 8:21:50 PM PDT by sport
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To: kiryandil

My late uncle (and my best man at my wedding) was a career officer back when the motto “To Protect and Serve” actually meant something.
But it’s stuff like that causes me to advise folks about whom I care that if they ever find themselves in a bar frequented by cops to leave IMMEDIATELY. They are armed, possibly drunk and they’re ALWAYS RIGHT!


40 posted on 06/21/2011 8:22:55 PM PDT by Dick Bachert
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To: kiryandil

I was going to side with the cops until I saw them arrest her. Our culture is collapsing before our very eyes. This is NOT acceptable!

They said they did not feel safe with her behind them and wanted her to go in the house. Would they have felt safer if she had gone in the house and rested a 30-06 on the window sill and pointed it at them?

Sheesh.


41 posted on 06/21/2011 8:22:58 PM PDT by RobRoy (The US today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: kiryandil

My late uncle (and my best man at my wedding) was a career officer back when the motto “To Protect and Serve” actually meant something.
But it’s stuff like that causes me to advise folks about whom I care that if they ever find themselves in a bar frequented by cops to leave IMMEDIATELY. They are armed, possibly drunk and they’re ALWAYS RIGHT!


42 posted on 06/21/2011 8:23:35 PM PDT by Dick Bachert
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To: Clintonfatigued

They are not wanting or looking to inspire confidence. They are wanting to instill fear.


43 posted on 06/21/2011 8:23:52 PM PDT by sport
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To: School of Rational Thought

I agree. But having that video go viral before the police could get their story straight was a big factor.

The Rodney King video was used in a different way- they only showed a few seconds of it, over and over, without showing King’s belligerence and refusal to follow instructions. That viral also had a huge influence.


44 posted on 06/21/2011 8:24:20 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: bvw

The part that reads, “Because I can”.


45 posted on 06/21/2011 8:25:03 PM PDT by sport
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To: ClearCase_guy

Also shining the light into the camera. Nasty


46 posted on 06/21/2011 8:25:57 PM PDT by Chickensoup (The right to bear arms is proved to prevent government genocide. Protect yourself!)
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To: TwoSwords

>>We need them. But this is getting ridiculous. <<

Not really. Police are an invention of the last 200 years or so. Cops these days are basically secretaries with guns. If someone is committing a crime against you, YOU are the one that will prevent it. All the cops will do is come by later and try to get info to catch the guy.


47 posted on 06/21/2011 8:26:24 PM PDT by RobRoy (The US today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: MountainDad

All I know is that city folks sure do have a lot of problems with police.
Yeah, I’m seein’ that too. Glad I don’t live in those sewers. (No offense to those good freepers that have to by no-choice)

Lot of country folks have trouble with police too.


48 posted on 06/21/2011 8:26:58 PM PDT by Chickensoup (The right to bear arms is proved to prevent government genocide. Protect yourself!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Yep,, good for her to hand it off in time. ANd if i was defending her case,,, id want to know why the cops didnt feel threatened by her friends out there.

And that “I feel threatened” the cop kept saying,,sounded like something they would tell a grade school kid to say.


49 posted on 06/21/2011 8:28:43 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: kiryandil

A reasonable person would not be afraid for their safety in this instance. Even Barney Fife would not be afraid. If he really was afraid for his safety he could have patted her down then let her resume taping.

Notice how he uses plural We for concern for safety and commands. BS you do not have to comply with an unlawful command, safer to do so and fight it later but this was not even a close call.


50 posted on 06/21/2011 8:30:43 PM PDT by rolling_stone
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