ACLU suit challenges ban on video recording cops

The 20,000-member ACLU of Illinois intends to launch a program of monitoring police activity in public places using audio and video recording devices


By Frank Main
The Chicago Sun-Times

CHICAGO — A lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in Chicago seeks to stop Cook County prosecutors from charging citizens for making recordings of on-duty police officers without their permission.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois sued Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez.

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