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Old 01-31-2017, 07:35 PM   #21
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Default Re: How to get footage of hit and run

If there was an actual accident or damage, the police will become involved, and they certainly can easily access the surveillance tapes.
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I paid a key shop at the strip mall 100 dollars and they have me a copy of 48 hrs worth of video!!

I hope that was legal.
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Old 03-10-2017, 08:28 PM   #23
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That is not illegal, a video camera taping a public space is information available to anybody who may request it.
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...a video camera taping a public space is information available to anybody who may request it.
That's not true. If I have a store with cameras recording in/around the store I am under no obligation to give you my video if you ask for it.
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My experience is that most stores will not give it without some legal request from an officer or a subpoena or something similar.
I went through basically that same issue two years ago.
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This discussion was very helpful.
I was able to get the footage in my situation from a 7 11 and at first they said no.
Then I explained all the things that could be done and reminded them it is a publicly accessible lot.
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