- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 13, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) - A federal judge has ordered Atlanta police to follow through with reforms that were part of a settlement in a lawsuit a woman filed after she was arrested for recording police activity.

A judge found the city in contempt of court Wednesday for failing to comply with a court order. The contempt order stems from Atlanta police officers confiscating cameras from local news reporters who were covering police protests in November. Felicia Anderson sued the city in 2011 after she was arrested for recording police taking her neighbor into custody.

Among other things, the department is ordered to conduct videotaped training within 45 days and the city will be fined $10,000 per day after the 45-day period for failing to comply.

A call to the city’s attorney wasn’t immediately returned.



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