Bad cop; good cop stories; Part II...

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Last one for now, but fear not, the bad cops won’t be done anytime soon.

Not all people of any color, including blue, are bad. I think it's important that the people who do their jobs properly be recognized, so they'll be placed here also. We won't have a "bad cop stories" only thread. If we do, it'll be closed and we'll do without one...
 
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Not all people of any color, including blue, are bad. I think it's important that the people who do their jobs properly be recognized, so they'll be placed here also. We won't have a "bad cop stories" only thread. If we do, it'll be closed and we'll do without one...
We had a few good police officer stories in the last thread, but they were few and far between.
 

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Good cop story: Taking my daughter to school a few weeks ago, was in a hurry. Next thing I knew, the blue lights behind me. I figured my time was up, and I was going to get a ticket.

The officer almost seemed apologetic in reminding me that the speed zone was 35 (in an open 4 lane road leading toward farmland). Asked about my daughter's school, was vary patient as I looked for my documents.

I got a warning, but it definitely an officer doing his job in a way that wasn't confrontational.

I ended up sending an "attaboy" msg to the local police department. That's the way such a traffic stop should be done.

Bookend that with my experience in rural MN over the 4th of July a few years ago. The nicer and more compliant I was with the officer, the more of a belligerent a-hole he became. I figured it was because I was traveling thru rural MN with a kayak on top of my car, coming back from holiday, and he was working in the 100 degree heat.
 

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In the Daunte Wright incident, reports are the warrant was for an unpermitted pistol in an incident in June with a police officer. That's what they'll lean on to excuse the trigger-happy part. Also, they shot with a female in the car with him, which is reckless...
 
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