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Old 07-28-2005, 12:55 AM
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Originally Posted by joshrsmith2411
I had a cop pull me over, for flashing my lights at another car to warn him of a speed trap. Can i get a ticket for that. the cop was really nice and let me go but could he have given me a ticket? that same cop told me how much he liked my car and we talked about tl's and cl's for 15 min.
i actually don't know...

our agency is busy with calls and other things, so i seriously lack a major knowledge of the lesser vehicle codes... i know all the major ones and most of the "slightly less major" ones, but i still look a few up now and then...

kind of an "I know this is illegal but i gotta find the section" thing...

as for this, i consulted my trusty VC... and now it's what, 15 minutes later...

i don't really know... i would have to call a 20+ veteran for this
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Originally Posted by youngTL
So, if three cars are speeding (like wayyy over the limit) on a 3-lane road, which one do you go for?
the one that stops
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Originally Posted by yunginTL
u ever had to deal with any cars that got laser jammers? if so what was the incident and citation...
no laser in california, sorry
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do you really look out for cars that stick out and just go after them?
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Originally Posted by brakejobhelp
the one that stops
Intertesting, because I once as pulled over for doing 90 in a 70, and another car was following right behind me. He pulled me over, and said, wait right here, then took off after the other car, pulled then over, then came back to me.
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and for the love of God to put this to rest already.

Do cops generally pull over Red cars more ?
(I don't know why my parents insist on keep repeating "Red cars get pulled over more...and the irony is, they both drive red cars )
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Can you get arrested for yelling at cops?
Or for calling them names?
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Originally Posted by yunginTL
do you really look out for cars that stick out and just go after them?
nope, im usually slammed with calls... i stop cars that look like doper cars only when i have time...

otherwise i stop when shit falls in my lap
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Originally Posted by Chopper
Intertesting, because I once as pulled over for doing 90 in a 70, and another car was following right behind me. He pulled me over, and said, wait right here, then took off after the other car, pulled then over, then came back to me.
ive done that too... but if three cars are racing i dont trust the first stop to stay put...
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Originally Posted by Chopper
and for the love of God to put this to rest already.

Do cops generally pull over Red cars more ?
(I don't know why my parents insist on keep repeating "Red cars get pulled over more...and the irony is, they both drive red cars )
i dunno, but they do stand out in the crowd... easier to spot speeding...

i drive a red car
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Originally Posted by sipark
Can you get arrested for yelling at cops?
Or for calling them names?
no and no...

but its pretty dumb, and we'll usually find something to get you for if you try hard at it
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So at the begining of April, I got two tickets for running two red lights at the same time in NYC. At the end of September, Im going to court with some evidence that proves it was necessary to run the lights. Knowing that the judge will always take the officers side of the story...What are the chances that five months after this incident, that the officer will show up? I know that you guys guys notified when you have to go to court, correct ?

Also...do you consider two people in a running black mercedes parked angled in one parking spot furthest away from any other car...suspicious?
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Originally Posted by brakejobhelp
i dunno, but they do stand out in the crowd... easier to spot speeding...

i drive a red car
I see. I love red cars, wanna buy me dinner
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Originally Posted by Xenogen

Also...do you consider two people in a running black mercedes parked angled in one parking spot furthest away from any other car...suspicious?
Depends on howe much the purses your carrying cost.
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Is there really a quota for the number of tickets you have to write per month?

Do you target out of state drivers, since they're more likely to just plead guilty than come back to the state and appear in court?
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Originally Posted by Chopper
I see. I love red cars, wanna buy me dinner
that depends, do you have an X and a Y chromosome, or two X's?


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Originally Posted by Xenogen
So at the begining of April, I got two tickets for running two red lights at the same time in NYC. At the end of September, Im going to court with some evidence that proves it was necessary to run the lights. Knowing that the judge will always take the officers side of the story...What are the chances that five months after this incident, that the officer will show up? I know that you guys guys notified when you have to go to court, correct ?

Also...do you consider two people in a running black mercedes parked angled in one parking spot furthest away from any other car...suspicious?
what was your legal reason for running the lights?

Im sure he'll show up for this one... i dont usually go to traffic court for a year, it's not that uncommon... and we get overtime for it so we rarely miss it. We're notified by our supervisors, who are notified by the courts...

depends on the area, where a fast food place is, etc... if i was bored I'd watch it from a hiding place

i'd at least run the plate to get an idea of who it is
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Originally Posted by sipark
Is there really a quota for the number of tickets you have to write per month?

Do you target out of state drivers, since they're more likely to just plead guilty than come back to the state and appear in court?
no quota, but you usually need to look like you're doing something. keep those "stats" up if you catch my drift

i try to avoid out of state cars actually, sometimes it can take a while to get the plate info back and I don't always like that...
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If I drive with a bottle of "coke" in my car, and I smell like alcohol, and aren't necessarily over the legal alcohol limit... will you search through open drinks that don't look necessarily spiked? Say I hypothetically put whiskey int he "coke"?
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Originally Posted by brakejobhelp
what was your legal reason for running the lights?
To avoid a possible accident...but Im worried that it will turn into that I could have caused an accident by running through the lights.

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depends on the area, where a fast food place is, etc... if i was bored I'd watch it from a hiding place

i'd at least run the plate to get an idea of who it is
I see...I was in a mall parking lot, and two narcos in an OLD taxi Crown Vic rolled up on my cousin and I, questioned what were doing...and ran the plates to make sure the car wasnt stolen.
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what was the biggest offense you let someone off for? I got stopped for going 103 in a 55 but didn't get a ticket (though the state trooper gave me a good scolding)
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Do cops know what Sparks energy drink is? Will it usually be overlooked?
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Can you stop someone even though he didn't do anything illegal? i.e. young kids driving around in a nice car at night.. maybe they stole the car.

Happened to me once when I was 17, and the cop even told me he stopped me cause he saw me driving around "all crazy". Me and my roommate were driving looking for places to park. He let us go after checking my license and registration.
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what was the biggest offense you let someone off for? I got stopped for going 103 in a 55 but didn't get a ticket (though the state trooper gave me a good scolding)
Holy shit. And I get a ticket for 40 in a 30
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So are there any hottie female police officers ?.
If so....have you slept with them ?
If you've slept with them....Do they like it rough ?
What are the chances of a civilian sweet talking a hot female officer?
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If I drive with a bottle of "coke" in my car, and I smell like alcohol, and aren't necessarily over the legal alcohol limit... will you search through open drinks that don't look necessarily spiked? Say I hypothetically put whiskey int he "coke"?
yep...

its a common attempt by the alcoholics here...
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Originally Posted by Xenogen
To avoid a possible accident...but Im worried that it will turn into that I could have caused an accident by running through the lights.



I see...I was in a mall parking lot, and two narcos in an OLD taxi Crown Vic rolled up on my cousin and I, questioned what were doing...and ran the plates to make sure the car wasnt stolen.
how did running multiple lights avoid an accident, if i may ask?

as for #2, that sounds pretty reasonable...
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what was the biggest offense you let someone off for? I got stopped for going 103 in a 55 but didn't get a ticket (though the state trooper gave me a good scolding)
the most recent i can think of was 65+ (maybe 80, but 65 was all I could get) in a 25... and a construction zone! would have been a very hefty ticket with the double fines...

but it was like 1 am, clear view... so we talked cars for a bit before i let him go with a warning
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Do cops know what Sparks energy drink is? Will it usually be overlooked?
never heard of it myself... does it have alcohol like that Budweiser E drink?
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Originally Posted by sipark
Can you stop someone even though he didn't do anything illegal? i.e. young kids driving around in a nice car at night.. maybe they stole the car.

Happened to me once when I was 17, and the cop even told me he stopped me cause he saw me driving around "all crazy". Me and my roommate were driving looking for places to park. He let us go after checking my license and registration.
no, you cannot stop a car without a reason...

but there is always a reason... the stat is like an average driver breaks something in the vehicle code every 2 or 3 miles... seriously

we have a huge section of codes we memorize from the start, designed to get us the car... minor minor violations you can find on most any car...
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Originally Posted by brakejobhelp
the most recent i can think of was 65+ (maybe 80, but 65 was all I could get) in a 25... and a construction zone! would have been a very hefty ticket with the double fines...

but it was like 1 am, clear view... so we talked cars for a bit before i let him go with a warning
ah i see. the road i was on was dead straight with a perfect view also. Cool cops > punk ass pigs!!!!
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Originally Posted by brakejobhelp
no, you cannot stop a car without a reason...

but there is always a reason... the stat is like an average driver breaks something in the vehicle code every 2 or 3 miles... seriously

we have a huge section of codes we memorize from the start, designed to get us the car... minor minor violations you can find on most any car...
having something hanging from the rearview one of them?
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Originally Posted by brakejobhelp
how did running multiple lights avoid an accident, if i may ask?

as for #2, that sounds pretty reasonable...
Car was merging from the right lane to the center lane where my car was and didnt see me, 10 feet from light one while it was yellow, I move into the left lane to avoid being hit...light one turns red as Im passing through the it...light two, 20 feet away turns red at the same time as light one, going 45 miles an hour through light one wouldnt have allowed me to stop at light two...so I ran it.
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having something hanging from the rearview one of them?
yep

license plate light... obstructed plate, etc...
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Originally Posted by Xenogen
Car was merging from the right lane to the center lane where my car was and didnt see me, 10 feet from light one while it was yellow, I move into the left lane to avoid being hit...light one turns red as Im passing through the it...light two, 20 feet away turns red at the same time as light one, going 45 miles an hour through light one wouldnt have allowed me to stop at light two...so I ran it.
hmm... bring pics and a diagram of the area to court... good luck
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going to sleep, will answer tomorrow
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hmm... bring pics and a diagram of the area to court... good luck
Ive already done it...I have pics, timing of the lights, and physics equations.
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going to sleep, will answer tomorrow
And I was excited to know about the hot police officers
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never heard of it myself... does it have alcohol like that Budweiser E drink?
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Originally Posted by brakejobhelp
no and no...

but its pretty dumb, and we'll usually find something to get you for if you try hard at it
Someone flashed their highbeams at me from behind to move so I flicked them off and yelled, "FUCK YOU" Turned out to be a cop. It was night and I didn't turn to see so I didn't know.

He came out and told me, "Sir, please don't provoke people into a fight." I was like, "That's cool" I wanted to say, "Then don't high beam people dipshit!"
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