St. Paul Police Harass Videographer and Ignore Policy

The content below was captured by Andrew Henderson, who filmed a traffic stop that involved three road pirate vehicles. As one St. Paul police employee with a gruff attitude approached Andrew and took his picture, Andrew filed a FOIA request to learn his identity and get a copy of the picture. Yet Andrew found that no police employee present had followed policy to actually document the stop. Such is the accountability of a coercive monopoly…

Date of Incident: November 01, 2014
Individuals Responsible: Not disclosed by colleagues
Outfit: St. Paul Police Department
Phone: (651) 291-1111

In the course of a public data request at the Saint Paul Police Department, I discovered something truly alarming and disturbing about officers documentation of detainment and use of dash cams.

More content involving Henderson: http://www.copblock.org/?s=andrew+henderson

Police Accountability Groups in Minnesota

 

  • Communities United Against Police Brutality – website / 612-874-STOP / 4200 Cedar Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55407
  • Minnesota Cop Block – Facebook / Twitter / minnesotacopblock@gmail.com

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Pete Eyre

Pete Eyre is co-founder of CopBlock.org. As an advocate of peaceful, consensual interactions, he seeks to inject a message of complete liberty and self-government into the conversation of police accountability. Eyre went to undergrad and grad school for law enforcement, then spent time in DC as an intern at the Cato Institute, a Koch Fellow at the Drug Policy Alliance, Directer of Campus Outreach at the Institute for Humane Studies, Crasher-in-Chief at Bureaucrash, and as a contractor for the Future of Freedom Foundation. In 2009 he left the belly of the beast and hit the road with Motorhome Diaries and later co-founded Liberty On Tour. He spent time in New Hampshire home, and was involved with Free Keene, the Free State Project and The Daily Decrypt.