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Legislation is pending in Illinois which would make it legal for citizens to record encounters with police.  Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp says most police agencies wouldn’t mind such a change if it was a two-way street:

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Recording a police officer without consent is currently a felony, carrying a possible sentence of 15 years in prison.

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