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Old 07-28-2005, 09:05 AM
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Do you look extra hard at people on their cell phones while driving to try and find some violation? If not, will you start? please??
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Old 07-28-2005, 09:08 AM
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Originally Posted by brakejobhelp
it's not illegal to have closed containers here in cali.... so i dunno...

for the 1/2 bottle, it's an open container.... which means you could have access to it while driving, just put it in the trunk
what if I have a truck? No where else to put it but in the cab.
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Old 07-28-2005, 09:11 AM
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I am building a Navi System but it can play movies/xbox too, can I be pulled over for having them playing even if I am not watching it (my passenger is)?

Have you ever given a ticket to someone that has been nice to you? I was going 90 in a 70 and was nice but the cop kept being mean. I even admitted to it and he hit me with a $180 ticket.

If I were to walk outside and someone was stealing my headlights and I shot him, would I go to jail?

If a group of people are trying to jump me and I pull out a gun (one owned legally) but they still try to fight me can I shoot them?

If I flash a fake gun at someone because they want to fight me or just in general pissed me off can I get in trouble?

Basically at what point are you allowed to use weapons to protect yourself?
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Old 07-28-2005, 09:30 AM
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If you work for the city and show the cop your city ID would that get you any leniency if you were speeding, or would it just piss the cop off for trying that?

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Old 07-28-2005, 09:39 AM
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what usually happens if you get caught lighting fireworks in city limits on July 4th?
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Old 07-28-2005, 09:44 AM
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what happens if you get a ticket in say... Wisconsin, and you live in TX and never pay the ticket, and never planning on returning to Wisconsin?
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Old 07-28-2005, 09:45 AM
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will you automatically give the speeding ticket if you see the guy w/ a radar detector?
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Old 07-28-2005, 09:48 AM
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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!"
Were you dragging your ass in the left lane?
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Old 07-28-2005, 09:50 AM
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What is the correct answer to, "Do you know how fast you were going?"
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Old 07-28-2005, 09:53 AM
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if a group of cars were speeding, like 15 mph over the limit, would the police pull over the car from out of state 1st, the car in front the rear?
how do you choose who to pull over
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Old 07-28-2005, 09:54 AM
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Entertaining thread indeed

Question: Have you ever been bribed with money?
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Old 07-28-2005, 09:55 AM
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How come you ask for our license and registration, knowing full well that the latter is kept in the glove box, but you flip out when we reach for the glove box?
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Old 07-28-2005, 10:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Always Dirty
How come you ask for our license and registration, knowing full well that the latter is kept in the glove box, but you flip out when we reach for the glove box?
I always put my hands on the steering wheel and tell the cop "I'm going to open the glove box now"..
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Old 07-28-2005, 10:11 AM
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I always put my hands on the steering wheel and tell the cop "I'm going to open the glove box now"..
I do the same. I also roll down all the windows and open the sunroof before the officer even gets out of his car.
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Old 07-28-2005, 10:14 AM
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Originally Posted by mrsteve
I do the same. I also roll down all the windows and open the sunroof before the officer even gets out of his car.
and turn on the dome lights if it's dark out
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Old 07-28-2005, 10:21 AM
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You guys are funny. I only try to get pulled over at night. I then try to wriggle into the back seat and into the trunk pass-through. I come out after I hear the tow truck backing up.
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Old 07-28-2005, 11:12 AM
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AD, lets keep this on topic, no need for added commentary.
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Old 07-28-2005, 11:15 AM
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Old 07-28-2005, 11:17 AM
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What happens if someone from Canada or Mexico is speeding? What happens to the ticket?
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Old 07-28-2005, 11:42 AM
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Do you work for a private agency or county Sheriffs?
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Old 07-28-2005, 12:00 PM
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Originally Posted by mrsteve
I also roll down all the windows and open the sunroof before the officer even gets out of his car.

so do i, cause i'm usually trying to air out the car
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Old 07-28-2005, 12:15 PM
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so do i, cause i'm usually trying to air out the car
No commentary! Stay on topic!
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Old 07-28-2005, 12:18 PM
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Old 07-28-2005, 12:20 PM
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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.
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Old 07-28-2005, 12:21 PM
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what's your duty piece, and are you a firearms enthusiast?
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Old 07-28-2005, 12:23 PM
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Do your friends not talk about stuff like smoking pot, etc. in front of you?
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Old 07-28-2005, 12:24 PM
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do you guys have reserve officers, and are they just as respected as a full-timer, or are they shunned?
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Old 07-28-2005, 12:27 PM
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do you ever just put on the flashers, run red lights and rip the hell outta the cruiser for kicks?
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Old 07-28-2005, 01:26 PM
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Originally Posted by brakejobhelp
Actually, I had an idiot who would *NOT* get off the phone for a simple, simple, SIMPLE warning... She made an illegal u-turn. I thought she was lost, so i pulled her over just to warn her... Smile and everything, didn't even ask for her license... She kept her window up, i had to knock on it to get it down... then she stayed on the phone and said something like, "Oh great now this officer pulled me over for something stupid..."

I asked her to get off the phone and she said "why?"...

"because I said so, now hang up."

"no officer, you can't make me. now do whatever you want and get this over with" "(back on phone) Oh i just wish he would hurry up, making me late...."

you should have tasered here like this smart one.

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/co...r_video3a.html

I know that link has been posted but it's funny as H-E-double hockey sticks.
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Old 07-28-2005, 01:29 PM
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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?
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Old 07-28-2005, 01:33 PM
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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?
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Old 07-28-2005, 01:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Caliadria
What is the correct answer to, "Do you know how fast you were going?"
"Relative to what?"
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Old 07-28-2005, 01:57 PM
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Originally Posted by JesusJuice
Basically at what point are you allowed to use weapons to protect yourself?
At the point where you're protecting yourself ... someone stealing your headlights isn't a threat to you.

Just remember the simple lemma that the judicial system, however misguided, values all human life (including a criminal's) above any property.
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Old 07-28-2005, 02:15 PM
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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?

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Old 07-28-2005, 02:41 PM
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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.
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Old 07-28-2005, 02:48 PM
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Old 07-28-2005, 03:02 PM
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Old 07-28-2005, 03:21 PM
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Who is mike jones?
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Old 07-28-2005, 03:31 PM
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Old 07-28-2005, 03:34 PM
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Who is mike jones?
Mike Jones is a douch who makes shitty rap songs with horrible sound effects! I had the misfortune of seeing the video on MTV this morning!
YAY!
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