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.
Continue reading ‘What You Didn’t See During the Broadcasting of the 2014 Oscars Ceremony’
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.”
Published January 28, 2014
discarted , Harassment , Hollywood , LAPD , LAPD 44 , Los Angeles , Photography , Police , Police Harassment
Tags: Bea Girmala, Captain Cory Palka, Cory Palka, discarted, hollywood, lapd, LAPD Andrew Smith, LAPD Andy Neiman, LAPD Cory Palka, LAPD Kevin Palmer, LAPD Mike Foster, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Police Department, Officer Kevin Palmer, Officer Mike Foster, Rudy Vidal, shawn nee
As a concerned citizen worried about the direction that law enforcement is heading in nowadays, the next time you contact the Los Angeles Police Department with your complaints, you might want to take the response you receive with a grain of salt.
Continue reading ‘LAPD’s Canned Response to 23 Citizen Complaints’