Record a cop? Stay 25 feet away or go to jail!

If you are recording a police action, be sure to stay 25 feet away, or a new law just signed this week could send you to jail.

Louisiana has introduced strict penalties for individuals who violate the new law that prohibits being within 25 feet of a working law enforcement officer (LEO) who has asked or ordered them to back up.

Under the new legislation, signed into law by Republican Gov. Jeff Landry on Tuesday (May 28), violators can face up to 60 days in jail and/or a fine of up to $500. This misdemeanor offense aims…

 

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