Dear Mr. Carey and Mr. Volek:

On behalf of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (“LDF”) and the Ferguson Collaborative (“FC”), we appreciate the opportunity to review and comment on the Ferguson Police Department’s (“FPD”) draft General Orders: Response to First Amendment Protected Activity—Right to Observe, Photograph and Audio or Video Record Police Activity; Response to First Amendment Protected Activity: Public Protests/Demonstrations; and Appendix A, Dispersal Warning Form Policies (together,
“First Amendment Activities Policies”). 

Read the full joint commentary here.

For a PDF of our line edits to the policy, click here.