Police Mind Your Own Business… Taking Pictures in Public Places is Legal

Someone pointed out to me that Larry Geller from the Disappeared News wrote a column that brings back some memories of my earlier days of my blog. I can totally relate to him being frustrated by his more recent incident.

…Until a cop came over and stopped me from taking pictures of the event. See: Intrepid blogger prevented by HPD from shooting photos

One year earlier, Damon Tucker, blogging from the Big Island, reported police intervention when he was taking pictures of a post office that presented accessibility issues…

Still to this day I’m very hesitant to take pictures of police officers doing their work. I think that in a sense… the officer that intimidated me, has actually frightened me so good… that I’ve been intimidated from taking more pictures of things then I actually do at times.