Usually law enforcement is unfortunately uneducated on this and will blindly side with the "no photography" side. It's good to see that there are coppers out there who have a better understanding of the issue!'One of the police officers told me that it was just the way society is these days. He agreed with me that it was madness.'
I could make a really sarcastic comment, but I'll refrain.
You know, it's all the media's and government's fault. Whenever evildoers are plotting something, they always take pictures with their cameras. The government also enforces this idea, because it makes them look like they're being pro-active. The media brainwashing machine continues! I know, I work in the dumbest branch of entertainment media!