Recording Police Officers

Police Gun Generic (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Judge Rules Against State’s Ban On Recording Police Officers

A judge on Friday tossed out the controversial Illinois eavesdropping law, which makes it a crime to record police officers, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2012

A police gun and handcuffs.  [Generic] (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

Move Advances To Lift Ban On Recording Police Officers

When police misconduct is caught on tape, it’s a big deal, and there could much more taping going on in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

Supt. Garry McCarthy

Police Supt. McCarthy Comes Out Against Eavesdropping Act

It is illegal to record a conversation with a police officer if you get pulled over or have a run-in, but police Supt. Garry McCarthy says that should change.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012