- Danny Cevallos: NYPD officers were within rights to handcuff residents during warrant, but Snapchatting photos went too far
- Access to government records has a clear social benefit but posting pictures of handcuffed citizens for a laugh does not, he says
Danny Cevallos (@CevallosLaw) is a CNN legal analyst and a personal injury and criminal defense attorney practicing in Pennsylvania and the US Virgin Islands. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)The NYPD has suspended an officer who apparently took pictures of handcuffed family members in Brooklyn while police executed a search warrant, and then allegedly posted them on Snapchat, with titles like "Merry Christmas it's NYPD!" and "Warrant Sweeps it's still a party smh."