Prison for recording a cop? Illinois law under fire

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  1. texan

    texan Well-Known Member

    Chris Drew was looking for trouble on Dec. 2, 2009, when he set out on Chicago’s State Street to sell
    art without a permit. He was not looking for the amount of trouble he found.

    Drew was carrying an Olympus digital voice recorder. Police had no idea that he was recording the arrest.
    When you record police, prosecutors or judges in Illinois without their consent, it is
    a class one felony, punishable by 15 years in prison

    Read more: Prison For Recording A Cop? Illinois Law Under Fire | Fox News