Published March 6, 2014
discarted , Hollywood , LAPD , Los Angeles , Photography , Photojournalism , Police , Shawn Nee
Tags: Oscars, Oscars 2014, private security contractors, TracStar
The Oscars occurred this past Sunday in Hollywood. There were lots of laughs, gaffes, extensive thank you speeches, and a pizza delivery man became an overnight social media sensation. Ellen Degeneres even broke a twitter record for the most retweeted tweet of all time. So it’s obvious that lots of people tuned in to experience this very special night.
On the other hand, there’s a side of the Oscars Ceremony that the television audience doesn’t get to experience. Here’s what goes on outside of the Dolby theater and away from the red carpet.
There were camouflaged women with unidentified black logos on their sleeves. That’s a TracStar system they’re standing next to.
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Published February 21, 2014
Documentary Photography , Photographers' Rights , Photography , Photojournalism , Police , Police Harassment , Protests , Protests & Rallies , Shawn Nee , Street photography
Tags: discarted, shawn nee
They bring SWAT teams to peaceful protests nowadays
Published February 20, 2014
Above The Law , discarted , Documentary Photography , Harassment , Hollywood , LAPD , LAPD 44 , Photographers' Rights , Photography , Police , Police Harassment , Sergeant Rudy Vidal
Tags: discarted, hollywood, lapd, LAPD Foster, LAPD Palmer, LAPD Rudy Vidal, Los Angeles, Sergeant Rudy Vidal, shawn nee
“Interfering with a police investigation.”