Reality Training: What should you do when a bystander is recording you?

One of the realities of modern policing is the proliferation of smartphones means everyone has a camera in their pocket at all times, and you are going to be recorded during the course of your duties. What does this mean from an officer safety perspective? Dave Smith reviews video of a struggle between a suspect and an officer that highlights the unique issues that come with bystanders actively filming a dangerous encounter. 


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