Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez not acknowledging deputy acted unlawfully in seizing helmet camera

Carlos Miller / Photography Is Not A Crime blog

The Dallas County Sheriff's Office said they have launched an internal investigation on a deputy who pulled a motorcyclist over just to confiscate his helmet camera.

That usually means they will they do nothing about the incident in the hopes the media will eventually forget about it.

The department has already been attempting to manipulate the media by releasing a dash cam video that was completely unrelated to the incident, showing another motorcyclist cutting in front of another deputy.

BD Note - If Valdez can't figure out a way to punish the DSO for seizing the camera illegally, then we need to vote her out of office come November

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By Avi S. Adelman under Public safety , Legal issues