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Photographing Police

Student Photojournalist Beaten and Arrested While Taking Photos of Police in Public

Larry Atkins | Posted 06.26.2012 | Media
Larry Atkins

Asserting his First Amendment right to take photos of police action in public, Van Kuyk refused the officers' request for him to stop taking the photos, but the officers arrested him and charged him with obstruction, resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct.