LVMPD Lies About Jaywalking Because They Don’t Like Being Recorded

Franklin Redensek shared this post via CopBlock.org’s submit page.

On August 24th, 2013 I was at downtown Fremont in Las Vegas when I passed LVMPD detaining a man. I began to take photos, until Officer Brown turned around and claimed that I was not allowed to record without consent; a short verbal argument occurred with no resolution. Later that night, I approached Officer Brown and his partner Officer John Shevlin while recording. I asked Officer Brown why he was lying about there being a recording law. Initially, he ignored me, then told me I was entitled to my opinion. I followed Officer Brown and his partner to a crosswalk. When the walk symbol illuminated, I crossed the street behind the officers legally. Upon reaching the other side, Officer Shevlin accused me of jaywalking, despite the fact I had crossed legally, despite the fact the officers had their backs to me, most importantly despite the fact I had crossed at the same time as them. I was cited and plan on fighting the ticket in court.

An internal affairs investigation is currently being conducted against both officers. While I was being detained, a couple stopped and began to ask myself and the officers questions; they had noticed I was been wearing a CopBlock T-shirt and called the officers out on discrimination. They were told to stay back 20 feet; the woman refused and asked which law stated such distance. At this point, her male friend was trying to deescalate the situation. He tried to convince the female to comply. Without provocation, an officer used force against the man and handcuffed the woman. She was later released with out any charges after speaking to Sgt. Fickler of LVMPD, the supervisor of the downtown command. I personally must say that Sgt. Fickler was incredibly polite and professional throughout the entire encounter.

Here is a video of the event: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8ILzMPoYAws.

-Franklin Redensek

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  • Jason Free 123

    Got news for you asshole, the police determine the scene and how close you can get. YOu got nailed for jaywalking now you bitch and whine about it. You fucking did it to yourself. You got what you fucking asked for jackass. No one said you could record, you just couldn’t record that close. No one has ever won a lawsuit because a police officer said you couldn’t be that close to the scene dumbass.

    Ron Paul says, “All activists lie all the time everytime”.

  • Alvin

    This slippery slope we’re on is getting steeper, and will get steeper still. The more “police officers” abuse their “authority” the faster we get to civil war. If you think I am wrong or some kind of kook (you are entitled to your opinion as well) we’ll just have to let time determine my accuracy in reading the tea leaves. Mark my words, it will be the Police and the Govts. they answer to that will kick the second U.S. civil war off.

  • EvilRadicalDude

    Here Alvin. This will help you.

    http://www.stopabductions.com/

  • EvilRadicalDude

    Franklin you’re not very good at this. You videos don’t back up your claims. You should have gotten video of you walking behind the officer. Your camera came on afterwards. There is no evidence that the man and women stopped because of you. They could have had something totally different going on that the police had to deal with.

  • A simple PT test would get the one canned that pushed dude into the wall….

    Fat cops are a liability…….in more that 1 way

  • John Q Public

    Turn your camera sideways. It works better. Its funny that the only thing you got on video is you getting busted, but nothing else.

  • DocRed

    @Jason Free, what are you talking about? I was never told to get away from the scene.

    @John Q, yes, it does work better sideways, unfortunately I was not recording while crossing the street, I was not expecting the officer to falsely accuse me of jaywalking.

    @Evil, yes it is not the best video, I know that it does not serve as concrete evidence, it sure does beat not having any video at all. Why is the couples presence in question at all?

  • steve

    erd why go that far i just use tinfoil it works just fine

  • EvilRadicalDude

    Good for you Stephen. It is cheaper but, it does have its flaws.

  • purplediamond

    I have news for you Jason you’re the asshole or would that be the cop ?!? The cops in Vegas think their shit doesn’t stink & they treat us like we are all suspects. An asshole cop pulled my son off his motorcycle & threw him on the ground while it was in gear & running sitting at his gate. He didn’t know the cop was behind him. Then the cop hurt himself somehow & gets on the radio & says officer down. The next swarm of assholes stepped on his hands while they had him handcuffed sitting on the sidewalk. After all that the assholes didn’t give him a ticket. At 4:00 am in a new part of town there’s not many witness’s. I could give you story after story of the abuse of power here in Vegas. the public has lost respect for the “legal gang” in Vegas. Until they start treating the general public like they would treat their new born baby they will continue to be thought of as assholes!

  • ARCHANGEL275TH

    Good job to everyone on this post for not indulging the idiot that calls himself Jason Free 123
    I love that he keeps trying to enter the discussion and no one is listening.

  • Jason Free 123

    Purplediamnod – You are a fucking idiot. Your son was doing something that is why he was busted. The public are glad the police do a job you can’t. I’ve been to Vegas many times and the police are great. You make up bullshit to create drama because your life is so boring. Since you are posting on this website, it proves that fucking activists like you like to make shit up and blame everyone else. Keep up the good work

    ARchangel275th – You must not be getting the attention you want so you troll the newer videos. It must be sad to live your life. Sitting on cuntblock waiting to write that one comment that will get you into the activists hall of fame. You have already been caught in two lies. Why not make it three or four more. I believe in you. You can do it.

    Ron Paul says, “All activists lie all the time everytime”.

  • EvilRadicalDude

    Doc,

    There is no evidence to back your claim that they were there on your behalf.

  • ARCHANGEL275TH

    @ purplediamond,
    pay no attention to the troll behind the curtain. He has no life.

    @ shit for brains (JF123) you have never been to Vegas and never will.
    How does it feel knowing you have zero credibility and no one cares what you think or what you have to say.
    Your to fucking stupid to see that everyone here is LTFAO at you but you still think that you are included in the conversation, that is classic. Enjoy what is left of your miserable existence.

    Hey everyone, look for his reply. I’ll bet I get a direct hit.

  • Jason Free 123

    Annonypussy Archangel275 – You are really showing the word what kind of a fucking moron you are. You make the bullshit claim you were in the military and you were proved wrong. Now you try to turn the spot light around so you can try to hide from being a coward. You are disgusting. You are conning the American Tax payer out of money because you are to lazy to work. It seems no one is paying attention to you. Except me. I guess you just don’t have enough attention at home. Your living mom told me you used to crawl up between her legs at night so you can tounge punch her fart box. After words, you would pick the scabs off of her scrunt because you gave her herpies. You will continue on with this bullshit charade because you are lonely and want someone to play with you. Obviously you have molested all the little boys on your block so you don’t have anyone to play with. You are a very sad excuse for a man. Loser

    Ron Paul says, “All activists lie all the time everytime”.

  • ARCHANGEL275TH

    Bullseye, DIRECT HIT.

  • Casual Observer

    After watching the video, it’s fairly clear that this is another case of the LVMPD exercising the full latitude of its authority in a municipality rife with political corruption, malfeasance, and general moral turpitude.

  • DocRed

    @Archangel, why is that relevant? Their presence makes no difference in the outcome in the video, it was for the most part a sideline event. If you have audio editing software I’m sure it’s possible to eliminate the background noise to hear their entire conversation.

  • ARCHANGEL275TH

    @DocRed, I am not sure what you are talking about I have not made any comment regarding the video,my conversation was with the idiot who calls himself Jason Free 123.

  • Jason Free 123

    Archangel275 – You obviously aren’t getting enough attention so rather then comment about the video, you just call people names looking for attention. Here’s some attention for you. You were never in the army. That has been proven by simple mathmatics. Your mom is alive and that has been proven. So basically you are a cunt liar who wants attention. No one has given a shit about anything you write and you are looked at as a liar and a fraud. Keep it up fuckface, maybe I’ll write you again you fucking cunt loser.

    Ron Paul says, “All activists lie all the time everytime”.

  • ARCHANGEL275TH

    @shit for brains,

    You haven’t proven anything, it’s been your worthless word over mine. If you want to prove that my mom is alive and that you spoke with her then tell me her name, or don’t you ask people’s names when you first meet them. And for me military service, look it up dumb-ass, Google the age requirements for enlistments back in 1978. Or you could just keep telling yourself that my father did not give me permission, (as if you could even know).
    Your delusions and lies have become so real to you that you can’t even tell the difference between what is real and what is not. You just keep telling yourself it is true. Also it is time to come up with some new words to throw at people you sound like a 5 yr old. (which you probably are anyway). Have a nice life, what’s left of it.

  • ARCHANGEL275TH

    Direct Hit AGAIN, YA.

  • Jason Free 123

    sheep raper Archangel275 – You are fucking lying as usual. You were never in the military and that has been proven over and over again. You continue to lie because know one is paying attention to you you fucking cunt. This is your way of justifying your existence. You are a fucking liar and it has been proven. Your fucking ego is so out of wack you won’t let yourself admit you are wrong. You are a military wannabe liar. As far as your mom goes, why should I disrespect her by writing out her name? I can see why she told me what a fucking loser you are. She said you were the abortion they never wanted. That must make you feel good to know that. She told me about how you used to hide in her closet and watch her undress. Then she said she caught you jerking off while watching her in the shower. Now you disrespect her and you wonder why she is stand offish with you. She doesn’t tell anyone she has a son because of how much she hates you. SHe also told me she confronted you when she washed your underwear and found gerbil shit and grass stains in them. You got made and called it your “Special Fairy Dust” and ran off to your closet. Again, you are a liar and a fraud. Sounds like you are threatening me again with the “Have a nice life what’s left of it” bullshit. I assure you, I have a great life which is obviously something you don’t have you gerbil jammer

    Ron Paul says, “All activists lie all the time”.

  • ARCHANGEL275TH

    @shitforbrains,

    “She said you were the abortion they never wanted.” Thank you for that compliment, I didn’t think you cared.
    And since when is it disrespectful to type the first name of someone.
    Could it be that the reason you don’t prove you spoke with my mom by typing her first name is because you DON’T KNOW IT ASS LICKER.
    You keep saying that I have been proven a liar over and over again but yet you can’t provide any physical proof, I wonder why that is ? Could it be that you are just to afraid that you will be backed into a corner that you can not get out of. Duhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.

    ANOTHER DIRECT HIT – And I am not threatening you that privilege is for Robert Ekas, you remember Robert right? He is your best friend, oh that’s right you don’t have any. Keep it coming ass licker, cunt fucking loser that I’ll bet is still a virgin and couldn’t get it up if your life depended on it. You probably don’t even have a dick which would make you a, “THAT’S RIGHT”, a dried up pussy that has nothing better to do then to cry at the world that wants nothing to do with you.

  • ARCHANGEL275TH

    Sorry I couldn’t pass up the chance to sink to his level. Had to do it at least once.

  • ARCHANGEL275TH

    Oh and let’s not forget RON PAUL SAYS “All activists lie all the time”.

    GET SOMETHING MORE ORIGINAL SHIT FOR BRAINS.

  • Jason Free 123

    Annonypussy Archangel – Agin you have been caught in lie after lie. I have already proven why you were never in the military, but you keep living the lie. As far as your mom goes, why would I disrespect her by posting her name? I have more respect for your mom then you do. Why don’t you fucking prove she has passed away. She told me you were the abortion they never wanted. Since you don’t seem to understand this it means, she found out what a piece of shit was growing inside her and she decided to have the abortion even though she didn’t want to. She knew she would have given birth to a fucking cunt of a son. Since you were born from an abortion, you are the fucking cunt of a son. She told me how you used to crawl into bed with your children after a heavy night of drinking. You would continually molest them to the point where they would crawl into bed with their mother for safety. What kind of a piece of shit asshole would do that to your children You are no father. You drank too much and you molested your children? You used to do the same thing to your mom when you were living at home. Until she started to go to bed with a baseball bat and a loaded gun. Since your sister was mentally retarded, you would go an molest her because she couldn’t defend herself. Are you going to deny all of that? Since you are a fucking waste of protoplasm I’m sure you will and with no proof. You sir are a fucking piece of shit loser.

    Ron Paul says, “All activists lie all the time everytime”.

  • ARCHANGEL275TH

    Your an idiot and I am done wasting anymore time here.

    One last thought, BAM, DIRECT HIT.

  • Jason Free 123

    Archangel275 has turned tail and run like the lying coward he is. I told you I know you mom and I know you have been lying about her and I know you were never in the military. I have you figured out and you turn and run like the lying coward you are.

    BAM!! DIRECT HIT!!!!

    Ron Paul says, “All activists lie all the time everytime”.

  • DocRed

    Jason, I would really appreciate it if you kept your trolling off my story. Thank you.

  • Jason Free 123

    DocRed – Your story is bullshit. You are all fucking pissed off that you got busted. You were in the wrong and you were proven wrong. You make all of these bullshit claims that you were crossing legally and the officer lied. You were the one who was lying that is why you got a ticket. You were making a fucking ass out of yourself thinking you were so smart and you ended up getting a ticket. Of course like any fucking activist, you take no accountability for your actions. That makes you are total fuck up. To bad they couldn’t nail you for all of your lies. You would be sitting in jail for years.

    Ron Paul says, “All activists lie all the time everytime”.

  • DocRed

    Well Jason, if you say so, it must be true. Forgive me oh great and powerful Jason Free!

  • Jason Free 123

    DocRed – You stupid fucker, you are forgiven. Don’t let it happen again.

    Ron Paul says, “All activists lie all the time everytime”.

  • ARCHANGEL275TH

    Sorry to disappoint you what ever you want to call yourself now, but I didn’t “turn tail and run” I’m just not wasting my time indulging your fantasies. One final thought, talk about being a coward how many names have you had to change to try and hide behind.

    I’m sure everyone remembers these colorful excerpts and by the way you were a much better speller back then.
    And if you were an EMT then I am Santa Clause.
    • slappy says:
    May 1, 2013 at 10:15 am
    More bullshit by activists. Rich Paul is going away for a while. HE won’t get another jury trial, and he is a multiple convicted drug dealer. I doubt he will get 81 years. I can’t believe you idiot activists want a piece of shit drug dealer out there selling drugs to our children. It truly shows what a bunch of piece of shit activists want in their so called utopian type of world.

    slappy says:
    April 30, 2013 at 10:34 am
    I worked in EMS as a EMT and I had several activists with cameras removed from the scene. A couple were even arrested. You can file motions and be a fucking stupid activist moron but you have no control over the scene. This dumb fuck who supposedly wrote this article wasn’t cleared of anything. He still has charges to answer too. I would have had this dumb fuck removed the second I saw him. By the bullshit story he wrote he would have more then likely gone to jail. The police officers set the scene. If a patient is involved the activists will be removed. I loved the threats these butt fuck activists would say to me and harass me when I got back to the station and it only got more of them arrested. One puke activist was so bad at the scene he got arrested, and I pressed charges for interfering with patient care. Guess what, he was convicted. It was great. I didn’t seem the dumb fuck at anymore scenes. The story that puke John wrote is just bullshit and full of lies. Where are the pictures?
    • slappy says:
    April 30, 2013 at 12:48 pm
    Yappy – It doesn’t matter what you think. The on scene officers decide how big a scene is and what it entails. It’s not up to you or the other retarded activists. When patient care was needed, I decide how close a douche bag activist can be to my patient. Taking pictures of injured people and then posting them on the web before law enforcement can get a hold of relatives is just fucking stupid. Again, I had many many activists with cameras removed from my area of the scene. Yes, a couple of them were arrested. Most just went away. One I remember got way out of hand and was arrested. I then requested charges for interfering with patient care. HE was convicted of that. IT was great watching that little worm try to get the charges dropped. Some of his other idiotic activists decided to come down to the station and act like typical douche bag activists. Two of them were arrested and were convicted. Even though your tax money paid my salary and for the equipment I used, fucked up activists weren’t allowed in the building.
    • slappy says:
    April 30, 2013 at 6:25 pm
    certain – you are a fucking dumb ass. You know nothing about me. Yes, I worked as an EMT for a number of years. Yes, I had stupid ass activists arrested for being to close to my patients. The next time you find your stupid ass driving around and you happen to roll up on a scene where someone is hurt, just try and step in there with your camera and see what happens. Don’t forget to record it because everything you have written is made up bullshit.
    • slappy says:
    April 30, 2013 at 6:27 pm
    John Tamel – where is this alleged photo? You won’t win anything regarding your arrest. I promise you that. You are just another fucked up activist who thinks he is above everyone else. Just think, in a few weeks you will have another crime attached to your rap sheet. It only seems fitting because you are a bullshit liar and a fucked up activist.
    slappy says:
    May 1, 2013 at 10:24 am
    The fucked up idiot activists on this board amaze me. The guy is going to represent himself. Obviously he doesn’t have the money for a lawyer and even if he had a lawyer he won’t win. Now the fucked up activists want him to sue? How is he going to afford a lawyer for that? Not to mention no lawyer in his/her right mind would take on a case like that. No, the fucked up activist John Tamel will be convicted. IT’s just too easy to see that.
    slappy says:
    May 2, 2013 at 10:52 am
    Certain – There you go again. You must really like homosexual sex. How many little boys have you molested? Are you remembering to register as a sex offender? Fagots like you are the reason little boys don’t walk near your home.
    • slappy says:
    April 29, 2013 at 6:58 pm
    1. Stop acting like an asshole. You activists don’t know half of what you think you know.
    2. Camera’s don’t grant you extra rights. Stop invading police scenes and acting like dumb fucks.
    3. Get a real job so that gives you activists something to do.
    4. Stop wasting taxpayer money on jury trials for parking tickets. You activists always lose.
    5. Stop trying to run for school counsel and city counsel positions. You loser activists are just running jokes to the people who live in your towns. You will never be elected to anything within the towns you live in.
    • slappy says:
    April 29, 2013 at 7:04 pm
    Spirit of 46. Are you truly that stupid? The kid was obviously sick enough to go to intensive care upon admission. The kid needed open heart surgery. The parent’s tried to take the kid out of the hospital. IF the kid’s health is at risk, yes, they can take your child away from you. I don’t know what these people are bitching about, we all have to pay for their welfare and surgeries. Anyone who clings to the fact that the parents are victims deserve to have their children taken away from them.
    slappy says:
    April 30, 2013 at 10:38 am
    Ariel you just just a stupid dumb fuck. The patient was admitted to the ICU. Neither heaven or hell would be able to get that kid out of there. First the doctor takes custody of the kid and then it’s turned over to CPS. This story has a lot of bullshit in it. So where is this story you so call read. I want to see it.
    • slappy says:
    April 29, 2013 at 2:47 pm
    Another bullshit story by a loser not paying his contract. There were more than likely provisions this dip shit didn’t make as required by the contract. Since you blew it, your property in the house can be sold. You’re fucked up friend was arrested for abusing 911. I definitely can believe that based upon this bullshit story. didn’t write about we can just say he was convicted. It is a felony to abuse the 911 system. I’m sure it’s no big deal to losers such as yourself because you more than likely have multiple felonies. There is nothing you can do. You idiot pukes blew it on your own. The owner of the building had the right to do what she did. You don’t just make up the rules as you go. Idiots.