Photographers Can Be Detained By LAPD As TerroristsSubmitted by emalvini on Thu, 09/06/2012 - 03:01
Photographers Can be Detained as Potential Terrorists Under Official LAPD Policy
By Dennis Romero
Wed., Aug. 29 2012 at 1:45 PM
Even as America has remained fairly free of foreign terrorism in recent years, the LAPD this week moved ahead with an official policy that considers taking photos and videotaping of some buildings suspicious activity.
Deputy Chief Michael Downing, who's in charge of the department's Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau, is drumming up for support for the controversial policy changes by saying there are terror cells active in L.A. right now.