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ACLU of Oregon wins a legal decision against Gresham and Portland over the right of citizens to film police officers in public

OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Portland woman Carrie Medina leaves a Monday press conference with attorney Tim Cunningham at ACLU headquarters in downtown Portland. The ACLU announced a legal settlement with the cities of Gresham and Portland over the right of citizens to film police in public, following a lawsuit over a 2013 incident in which Medina was detained and her phone seized by a Gresham Police officer working as a Transit Officer in downtown Portland.The ACLU of Oregon held a press conference Monday to announce a settlement of a lawsuit it filed against the cities of Gresham and Portland on behalf of Portland woman Carrie Medina. Medina was detained by a Gresham Police officer and had her phone seized in a 2013 incident in downtown Portland that prompted the suit. The settlement calls on officers in both cities to undergo training on the legal rights of citizens to video and photograph officers in public. It also calls on Gresham to pay the ACLU $85,000 in legal costs. Watch a video of the press conference below.

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