NYPD arrests woman filming police’s “vehicle safety checkpoint”; they seize the wrong SD card
NYPD must be required to wear badge cameras!
”We were arrested while filming an NYPD checkpoint on a bridge between a soon to be gentrified Bronx and a quickly gentrifying Harlem. We were charged with OGA, DisCon, and resisting arrest. I was holding a bag of yarn in one hand and a canvas in the other. My partner had food in his hands when he was tackled. Even though their violent actions were unjust, we did not resist. Simultaneous with our “arrests”, the checkpoint was closed down”
This post includes a video and two related articles. I’ve put them both together, because I think it’s important that this story get a little extra context. I have included my own comment near the bottom.~ Mike