Is This Beverly Hills Cop Playing Sublime’s ‘Santeria’ to Avoid Being Livestreamed?

Under most circumstances, civilians are legally permitted to openly film on-duty police officers under the First Amendment. And while the interaction between Devermont and Fair is pretty benign, BHPD’s recent behavior suggests that at least some cops believe they can prevent themselves from being filmed or livestreamed by playing copyrighted music, which would have serious implications for more serious incidents of police misconduct. – Dexter Thomas, VICE News »