Miami Beach police try to destroy video evidence

Discussion in 'Photography, Law & Travel' started by Mike, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Not directly related to travel, but this brings to mind Phil Mocek's case in Albuquerque and the attempt by the police to destroy his video evidence:

    MSNBC: Memory card in mouth saves police shooting video

    The police stopped the witnesses at gunpoint, cuffed them, took his cell phone, smashed it & then stuffed it in his back pocket. Several other cell phones were also smashed.

    What I find most frightening, however, is the obvious disinterest on the part of the police chief to train & manage his officers unless he's absolutely forced to:

    It's so comforting to know that if I witness a crime, my $500 G2 might be smashed as a matter of routine by renegade police officers.
     
  2. FriendlySkies

    FriendlySkies Member

    All I can say is :eek:
     
  3. barbell

    barbell Coach Coach

    Remind me to avoid Miami in the future.
     
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