Interference With Recording (as proposed by Dave Champion Dec 2, 2014)

Interference of Recording
Any peace officer who interferes with the recording of police in such circumstances as the recording does not interfere with the officers in the commission of their lawful duties is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. Prosecutors are not permitted to offer a defendant officer a plea bargain who is charged with a misdemeanor or felony under this section.

Interferes, as used herein, means and includes any words or actions that would lead a reasonable person to conclude that recording the actions of the officer is illegal, otherwise impermissible, or must cease, or lays any consequence upon a person if he continues recording, or refuses to delete a recording made.

Seizure of Recording
Any peace officer who seizes without a warrant any recording or recording device that he believes contains the recording of peace officers in the commission of their duties shall be guilty of a felony.

Exemptions
Recordings of peace officers shall not permitted when interviewing rape or abuse victims.

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