Here is the question when does a citizen have the right to protect themselves against unlawful arrest, unlawful search and seizure and when does the police stop go from legal to illegal. If a police stop is determined to be illegal, and an officer is using force that is not legal, does a citizen have the right to protect themselves by fighting back?
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It is easy to criticize this video because the guy insisted on holding the camera vertical, but it’s becoming obvious that smartphone companies need to build their phones to record horizontally even if you hold it vertically as we can do with the Flip.
After all, it’s easier to hold the phone with one hand when it’s in the vertical position.
In this video, which I am unable to tell where and when it took place, a cop has a motorcyclist pulled over, who insists on recording with his cell phone.
The cop, who appears to be waiting for another cop, can’t stand it anymore and finally pounces on the man. The last words we hear before the clip ends is, “You are being de …”
We can only imagine he was being detained.
I’m sure by morning, readers will have provided the rest of the story.
UPDATE: It has since been determined this is an LAPD cop.