What we’re trying to do is reach every level of officer so that they will be informed about the media and cooperate with the media at the scene of a breaking news event … We want our officers to be aware that the media will be there to gather information and present it to the public … and that the media is allowed anywhere the public is allowed.

Deputy Inspector Kim Royster tells Joe Pompeo about "stepped up" NYPD training after OWS incidents

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  • JH

    And don’t forget the catch-all charge of “obstruction” for anyone filming/photographing/you don’t like.

  • Reykjavik

    Among the classes will be “Effective Shot Blocking of Photographers and Videographers,” “Advanced Apologies: When You’re Really Not Sorry” and “How to Overlook Press Credentials.”