CFOIC President Zansberg discusses right to record police on CPR’s ‘Colorado Matters’

From Colorado Public Radio: Call it the Ferguson Effect. Across the country and throughout Colorado, people are recording police interactions with their smartphones, including in Colorado Springs, where Ryan Brown caught his own arrest on video (see the full video above). But he was “interfering with official police duties,” according to police – a charge the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado calls “outrageous.”

As more and more people press record, when is it OK – and not – to film police as they work? To answer that Colorado Matters Host Ryan Warner speaks with Steve Zansberg, president of the nonpartisan Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition, and John Jackson, the president of the Colorado Association of Police Chiefs.

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