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Old 07-28-2005, 06:36 PM
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Originally Posted by SG81
so do i, cause i'm usually trying to air out the car
on a note, lemme discuss this...

most cops in california are very familiar with the smell of drugs and alcohol... as long as we're talking about good honest cops here, none of us do the stuff, or are drunk while working... this makes our sense of smell very acute...

now, if you hot box your ride, you're desensitizing your nose to the stink of that skunk weed you bought. you can air it out to your hearts content, i can almost guarantee it still stinks...

I am very good with pot and crank... i can smell those two drugs like a freaking dog man... crank smells like dirty socks for the uninitiated
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Originally Posted by brakejobhelp
too much information, sorry... but it's a larger, busier agency... not a small town
based on one of your earlier answers, i'm guessing sheriff's dept.
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Originally Posted by GTKrockeTT
have you or any cops you know ever had someone decline the breathalyzer, only to have them urinate in the back of your squad car as you're hauling them to the station? i've heard stories of this where people think pissing will lower their BAL enough so that they may pass by the time they reach the station.
i had a guy puke to empty the contents of his stomach once... he was fucked anyway...

we got him back... he went into custody, and on a tip he was made a "trustee" or worker for the jail... what was one of his first duties after sobering up... cleaning my ride...

he puked again... from the two day old stink

btw peeing wont lower the bac afaik, you're liver still has to process whats in your body and blood stream...
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Originally Posted by GTKrockeTT
what's your duty piece, and are you a firearms enthusiast?
Sig Sauer P226, and not really... i shoot perfects sometimes (lasik corrected vison plus i'm young) but i'm no expert in weapons...

i am an expert with my own weapon though, just to be safe... and I am familiar with the majority of handguns, shotties, and rifles... just in case i need to clear them or, god forbid, use them in a firefight
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Originally Posted by Always Dirty
Do your friends not talk about stuff like smoking pot, etc. in front of you?
yep, and i don't bother them with what they do away from me
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Originally Posted by GTKrockeTT
do you guys have reserve officers, and are they just as respected as a full-timer, or are they shunned?
yeah, and they're respected somewhat, but most are inexperienced and need to be supervised...
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Originally Posted by SG81
do you ever just put on the flashers, run red lights and rip the hell outta the cruiser for kicks?
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Originally Posted by farberstyle
What's the best thing about being a police officer?

Is is SOP to hate internal affairs?

How often do you take drug tests?

How many times have you fired your weapon on the street?

Have you ever feared for your life?
like reno911 says, i have a trunk full of drugs and two hookers in the car...

nah, IA is just doing their jobs

never after the initial ones...

never

yes, many, many times... police work is f'in scary
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Originally Posted by brakejobhelp
nope... i've used one before... not illegal in cali
i know it's not illegal but won't you take it as a reasonable cause for speeding and the speeder won't have a chance to talk himself out of the ticket?
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Originally Posted by Ashburner
Do you ever actually pull people over for going too slow? Old people, foreigners?

Mexicans are a big problem down here in Houston. I swear half of them are illegals. If they do have alien status, what do you do with them?
yes, drunks and potheads sometimes drive too slow...

nothing, actually... write them for unlicensed and send them on their way
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Originally Posted by w1n78
is it possible to let other fellow law enforcement officers join Acurazine.com so that if they pull over someone with an Acurazine sticker, they know it's a fellow car enthusiast and whatever they were pulled over for, they didn't mean to do it so they only get a warning?

sorry for the long and improperly structured question
lol good luck dude
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w/ all the questions in this thread, it looks like you got a new part time job answering them LOL... and look @ all the members still in this thread

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Originally Posted by Waddy
What works better to get yourself out of a ticket where you know you did something wrong in plain view of a cop.

A. Earnestly trying to explain why you commited a violation.
B. Admiting to the violation and not making any excuses.
C. Shut the fuck up and let you do all the talking.
D. Shut the fuck up and let you do the talking, then if you ask for an explanation tell the truth
E. Shut the fuck up and let you do the talking, then if you ask for an explanation make up the best story you can.

I just got a running a stop sign ticket. I am never combative with cops. When they pull me over I turn my music down, put my window down, and if it is nightime I turn on my dome light so that they can see into the car clearly. Anyway my ticket went down like this.

Cop: Do you know why I am stopping you?
Me: Yeah, probably because I didn't stop at that stop sign back there.
Cop: You got it. Any reason why you did that?
Me: Well I don't know if you saw that car in front of me but he was driving kind of indecisively and it looked he was going to come over into my lane, so instead of stopping and letting him hit me I kept going, I was trying to avoid an accident.
Cop: License and proof of insurance please, I'll be right back
**Comes back with a ticket**

The explanation was a half truth. The guy was driving indecisively, and he was drifting into my lane and I wanted to get away from him as soon as possible, but there was no imminent accident. I was just tired from driving back from Dallas that day, the guy annoyed me, and I just wanted to drop my friend off so I could go home and sleep.
B probably, if you know you did it... then shutup and take the yelling... and be respectful and pray to God...

it's all the officers discretion...
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Old 07-28-2005, 06:49 PM
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Originally Posted by peacefrog
What would you do for a Klondike bar?
nothing, i dont like them
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Originally Posted by JT Money
Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?
Leavnsworth Federal Prison
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Old 07-28-2005, 06:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Sdog2012
Who is mike jones?
a guy with jamster ringtones


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Originally Posted by Throtex
Who shot JR?
he killed himself... duh


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Originally Posted by w1n78
has 50 cent asked you to be one of his bodyguards?
not yet
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Originally Posted by JT Money
I almost forgot,. All of the questions in Jadakiss's song "Why"
because God hates penguins.
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Originally Posted by matelot
Question : Are there cops ?
yep, more than you'd think
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Originally Posted by Chinisimo
do they have a "don't ask, don't tell" policy?
not usually... this *is* california remember
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how many people have you shot?
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CLean B, he said he's never shot teh gun on duty.
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Originally Posted by LegendC
Have you heard this one before:

If you are driving under the influence and get pulled over I've heard of people taking their keys out of the ignition, dropping them on the pavement, and then pounding one of the airline sized bottles of liqour. I heard that doing this will prevent a DUI charge because it cannot be proven you were drunk before you took that shot.
nope. won't work

DUI law is funny, this would take a very long explanation... just trust me, it won't work...
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oh sorry... lucky for him
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Originally Posted by Always Dirty
If you want to shoot somebody (or use otherwise deadly force) and get away with it you need to have your own life in imminent danger and you have to not be able to escape/runaway (one's house is considered a place of final retreat, i.e. no need for the escape bit). Different states interpret this different ways, but that's the general idea.
and you can defend someone else who's life is in danger...

state laws vary as you say
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Originally Posted by Sdog2012
Where were you while my friend was getting laid in the back of your cruiser? true story
listening in on the recorder mics


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Originally Posted by Intox1221
Say i get pulled over, and hypothetically i get so pissed that i tear apart my license in front of the cop, can i get arrested for destruction of state property, or is that jus a myth ?
lol i dont know if that counts or not... try tearing a plastic cali license up though... cut it all you want it's gonna cost you $12 to replace...
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Originally Posted by JesusJuice
If a cop decides he wants to beat your ass for no reason other then he doesn't like you and you fight back what are the chances of the cop getting in trouble and not you? That's the thing that always scared me about cops because if one felt like hitting me and I hit them back I would go to jail.

I see you have a drawing of a snow man as an avatar. Do you ever draw cute pictures as in Unicorns on tickets to brighten drivers days?
i don't know man, thats way to open of a question... too many variables...

i do not condone that activity in any way, shape, or form... plenty of people i've encountered deserved a serious ass kicking, but i've never hurt someone just because... if you resist my lawful actions then i get to overcome your resistance ( ) but i'd never assault someone under the color of authority (a felony)

that being said, i don't know... depends on how well the cop articulates what happened... honestly if you're assaulted unfairly don't fight back, unless you feel your life is in danger... will help your side of the story... but thats just a though, again i do not condone police brutality... its a bullshit thing that makes us ALL look bad

as for drawings... hell no, simply because thats an official court document, and would come back to me
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lol i dont know if that counts or not... try tearing a plastic cali license up though... cut it all you want it's gonna cost you $12 to replace...
The Michigan State Police would know. CHP has rent-a-cops who qualify by taking a "test" that's a crossword puzzle on the back of a cereal box right?
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thanks for all the info occifer
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Originally Posted by JesusJuice
Owned by the 5 minute rule....
I was eating a big slice of pizza in my car today, can you get in trouble for that?

Since flashing your headlights is legal...if a cop is crawling and I flash my high beams at him can he pull me over?

If an unmarked car were to try to pull me over and I didn't believe it was a cop could I keep driving and not get in trouble?
eating is legal unless it is distracting you and making your driving unsafe...

not for that but im sure he'll find something else... thats generally a bad idea, we usually crawl for a specific reason...

nope... what you do is turn on your hazards, drive slow, and drive somewhere populated, like a supermarket lot...

The best thing to do is call the police and explain you're being pulled over by an unmarked car and are fearful that it is an imposter... they'll usually ask for your license plate number, check to see who is pulling you over (and they will check with other agencies, your safety is very important to us) and tell you if it is safe to pull over. the cop may be a little angry but fuck him if he is, he should understand..

honestly most of the time unmarked cars will request marked units to do the pullover
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Originally Posted by Astroboy
if a cop hits you, no matter waht the reason, you CAN NOT hit them back, unless you enjoy answering to assault police charges.

edit: and when their backup arrives, you can bet you'll be getting hit by more than one of them.
you can legally fight back but only if you know the cops actions are unlawful...

but you're right, DONT DO IT unless you are fearful for your life... and besides, are you TOTALLY sure it's not lawful?!?... you may not know it but your actions might freak the officer out... like sticking your hands in your pockets... he may just be protecting himself...

im not trying to defend butthole cops who abuse their power, but people have no idea how damm scary contacting folks is... behind our reflective sunglasses and tough exteriors we are scared as hell...
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Originally Posted by Astroboy
if a cop hits you, no matter waht the reason, you CAN NOT hit them back, unless you enjoy answering to assault police charges.

edit: and when their backup arrives, you can bet you'll be getting hit by more than one of them.
at the edit...

one time a big ass dude said he could kick my ass... i said, "yep, im sure you would, but when my friends come you better believe you wont be walking when they're done"

and truthfully someone big enough to defeat me could cause a situation where i fear for my life, since if the person overpowers me he could feasibly get my gun and kill me... we all know what happens next...

i don't want to have to kill someone, even if they do something to deserve it. taking another humans life is hard, no matter the circumstances...

that being said though I would have no second thoughts about it. if i have to do it i have to do it, hesitation will get me killed
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Originally Posted by Always Dirty
Do you, as a cop, find yourself doing things that you otherwise wouldn't do as a civilian because you can get away with it if you get pulled over or otherwise get called on it?
i'll be perfectly honest. i speed sometimes when it's safe with the thought of "i won't get a ticket anyway" in my mind...

im human
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Originally Posted by brakejobhelp
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Right ... how often do you give tickets for no stopping enough before making a turn, i.e. at a stop sign?
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Originally Posted by DRM600
based on one of your earlier answers, i'm guessing sheriff's dept.
im not telling... because i prefer some anonymity... im sure it's easy to track me down, and there are members here that know me personally... and some have recently met me... but i just like answering question and showing that cops are humans... most people at the meet hopefully thought i was just another acura enthusiast, and im generally a nice guy, I just do my job because it has to be done.
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Originally Posted by Chinisimo
i know it's not illegal but won't you take it as a reasonable cause for speeding and the speeder won't have a chance to talk himself out of the ticket?
personally, no... but i'm pretty laid back... as for other cops it may be a factor...
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Originally Posted by brakejobhelp
im not telling... because i prefer some anonymity... im sure it's easy to track me down, and there are members here that know me personally... and some have recently met me... but i just like answering question and showing that cops are humans... most people at the meet hopefully thought i was just another acura enthusiast, and im generally a nice guy, I just do my job because it has to be done.
i understand. btw, all the cops i know/knew are nice, regular guys.
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