Q: Is filming your or another person's interactions with law enforcement legal in Connecticut?
With the ever-increasing concerns over public safety and the growing "police state" a lot of people opt to document their encounters with police as a means to keep both sides honest and safe. Is it legal to film considering there is no reasonable expectation of privacy while on the job?
A: Yes, there are court cases and also new legislation in CT. You have a First Amendment right to film/record the police. You can't interfere with the police investigation but if you stand away from the scene you do have a right to film police.
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