Welcome to the C4PA's
Video recording and photographing the police is a great way to make them more accountable.
Help contribute to the project by submitting a video of your own. Send us the link using the Contribute to the Video Project feature below.
Videos and pictures can be used as proof when police break the law.
A cell phone video showed how Vancouver Police officers used excessive force against Robert Dziekanski when they repeatedly Tasered him and then refused to take his handcuffs off while he lay dying (see video). Using that video, a Public Inquiry found that the use of force by police was not justifiable. The video helped Dziekanski's mother win a lawsuit.
Video taping, photographing and otherwise monitoring the police without interfering with them is absolutely legal. The C4PA invites you to monitor police in your own community and post video, photos and links to our site. Our video library will be sorted and organized by jurisdiction and date.
Post Your Counter Surveillance Videos
Use our anonymous contact form below to submit relevant videos, preferably via Youtube. Alternatively, you can help us track videos with Twitter, using hash tag #thec4pa or @thec4pa.
Search the C4PA video database
Here are some tags being used, they might help you find what you're looking for.
Contribute to the project
Using the form directly below, provide a title and link for the video, followed by a quick description. You can post anonymously. We review all submissions and will post video to the site within 48 hours.
Video taping, photographing otherwise monitoring the police without interfering with them is absolutely legal. The C4PA invites you to monitor police in your own community and post video, photos and links to our site. Contact us and we can help you start a community based police monitoring group.