Hats off to an old Knee-deep sailor!(Just Kidding)
When I used to drive home a bit too fast over the speed limit from Subase New London, the nice CT and R.I. Troopers ALWAYS let me go. The only time I was stopped by a MSP trooper, I got attitude. She actually threw my Military I.D. back at me and said "I don't need that." I was actually nervous telling her that without it, My licence was expired, cuz I was on active duty. Well, I got a ticket(deserved), but yikes!
Bottom Line? In a public forum? I will proudly give consideration to ANYBODY in service for CMVI's You bet! Even NOAA and Public Health
It all boils down to respect. If they act like they are expecting to get off, I'm gonna think about it hard. If they are appologetic and show me respect, they're driving away with a "Have a nice day!" I had an active Navy (officer to boot) try to ditch me when he didn't stop for a LIDAR set up. I caught up to him a couple miles down the road. GIG! If he had stopped when I waved him over, I wouldn't have thought twice of kicking him loose. My