Monday, June 25, 2012

Cop Out Of Control: TX Cop Pulls Over Motorcyclist in Order to Confiscate His Helmet Cam — Arrests Him When He Objects

Sheriff launches internal affairs investigation in response to biker arrest

The arrest happened on Memorial Day weekend, as law enforcement was on heightened alert to crack down on reckless bikers. But was that reason enough for Deputy James Westbrook to pull over biker Chris Moore to seize a camera mounted on helmet? view full article

Once in a while if you’re driving down the road, you might see a motorcyclist wearing a small camera on his helmet. It’s not too common, but it’s not out of the ordinary. And being a rider myself, the practice seems to be an increasing suggestion on message boards. But if you’re a rider in Dallas, TX, you might want to rethink the idea. At least if you’re in the area of Dallas Deputy Sheriff James Westbrook.

Biker alleges Dallas Sheriff Deputy made up charge to seize video evidence

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