People were able to make comments on the picture and the news article that came with it as well. I just think it is really wrong they do not put pictures in the news papers also in the news paper people are not allowed to comment on the subject.
Generally law enforcement agencies can make the records of their activities public. There is a particular belief in law enforcement circles that pubicizing prostitution arrests will deter future activity. However, as with everything, there are limits that should not be crossed, and if the Sheriffs Department were to treat groups of people differently based upon race/sex/national origin, or agree to take down pictures upon the payment of money, they could run afoul of the law themselves. Private companies also regularly post mugshots, and their activities have lead to some lawsuits. http://mugshothelp.blogspot.com/
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The police or Sheriff can publish arrest information, if done as a matter of policy (rather than capriciously or by way of discrimination.) You can, in fact, comment on what is published in a newspaper if you write to the editor or buy ad space. Comments on facebook could be crude and might become defamation. The area is complex, and if you have a specific issue where you were damaged, then it is time to see a lawyer.
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