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What Are Your Rights When Taking Photos or Video in Public?

On Wednesday (Sept. 16, 2015), a panel discussion will be held at San Jacinto College in Pasadena to discuss the public’s right to photograph and record video in public. The forum is sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association and comes as citizen videos of police interactions are drawing increased scrutiny to law enforcement. To […]

On Wednesday (Sept. 16, 2015), a panel discussion will be held at San Jacinto College in Pasadena to discuss the public's right to photograph and record video in public. The forum is sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association and comes as citizen videos of police interactions are drawing increased scrutiny to law enforcement.

To learn more about citizens' rights when it comes to taking photos or recording videos of police, we talk with Mickey Osterreicher, General Counsel for the NPPA, and Josh Bruegger, Assistant Chief with the Pasadena Police Department.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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