And as you say most officers will turn the other way if you add in a little "extra" for retribution sake. But legally there is a limit. The tape creates a problem. Look at my post above. Its good to know.
BTW - I am not suggesting you call the police if you can regain your property without assistance. I am saying don't tape it and post it on Youtube.
"One resists the invasion of armies; one does not resist the invasion of ideas" Victor Hugo
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