Jury Acquits Miami Photographer Arrested For Filming Police At Occupy-Busting Rally


Like a lot of Miami journalists, Carlos Miller headed downtown in January to cover a police raid against the local Occupy movement. Unlike a lot of other journalists, though, Miller had repeatedly antagonized the local police department over his right to film them in public. As the raid kicked off, Miller suddenly found himself targeted: The head of the police media relations department personally arrested him, claiming he’d ignored orders to leave. Problem is, she didn’t know he’d filmed the whole thing. A jury took less than half an hour to acquit the photographer on Thursday. Miami New Times has the full story.