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Oh boy. I can see maybe, possibly, if the Trooper had reason to believe the cruiser might be stolen approaching it like that, but as soon as you see the uniform...to cuff him? I bet she's REAL popular...
 

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I have no idea what to say about this one. Seems a bit extreme. I will say the Local is an idiot though not only for going 120mph off duty in marked unit and not responding to the trooper but for pulling over in the Left hand shoulder.

I can understand the troopers initial reaction to make it a felony stop as the way he was driving could lead her to believe the cruiser was stolen but from there on well you all know the rest.
 

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What the fuck was she thinking????
 

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If I see a marked police vehile driving like a bat out of hell, I assume it's for a legitimate reason, and go back to what I was doing previously.
I wonder how many times she is driving at a high rate of speed without lights and sirens endangering the public like that.
 

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Why do I have the feeling this Trooper might be shorter than 5'2"...
 
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I wonder how many times she is driving at a high rate of speed without lights and sirens endangering the public like that.
If a cop from another agency is driving like an idiot in a marked police vehicle for no good reason, that's the responsibility of that agency's chain of command, not mine. As a matter of fact, the last I checked, my badge is silver, so it's none of my business what people from *my own* agency do.

If someone has been through the hiring and training processes for a police department, I have faith they're going to do the right thing while operating a marked cruiser; I'm not going to attempt to stop every police car I see that commits a traffic violation.
 

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If a cop from another agency is driving like an idiot in a marked police vehicle for no good reason, that's the responsibility of that agency's chain of command, not mine. As a matter of fact, the last I checked, my badge is silver, so it's none of my business what people from *my own* agency do.

If someone has been through the hiring and training processes for a police department, I have faith they're going to do the right thing while operating a marked cruiser; I'm not going to attempt to stop every police car I see that commits a traffic violation.
I agree with what you are saying, I just can't get past the amount of hypocrisy it takes to chase down a marked cruiser while doing so without lights and sirens.
 

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Curious as to what another agency is up to out of their a/o? That's what cell phones are for.
 
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There must be some previous history going on. Otherwise, why would she do something that would obviously cause a shit storm. I guess she could just be a plain ole ass.

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Curious as to what another agency is up to out of their a/o? That's what cell phones are for.
It was a take home vehicle, which is the norm for S Florida law enforcement. The officer was on his way to work.

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There must be some previous history going on. Otherwise, why would she do something that would obviously cause a shit storm. I guess she could just be a plain ole ass
Sadly this is not that uncommon for FHP, which is why they are not well liked. FHP has had a long history of writing cops tickets and stopping marked vehicles.

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I can see maybe, possibly, if the Trooper had reason to believe the cruiser might be stolen
She did not...

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pulling over in the Left hand shoulder.
Stopping vehicles on the left shoulder of the highway is common in Florida and many other states. With 5 lane highways being the norm, the left shoulder is many times the better area to actually conduct a stop, which is why the officer did so. There was nothing out of the ordinary with where he pulled over on the FL Turnpike.
 

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The initial "is this cruiser stolen?" thought is one thing. When you see it's a uniformed Miami PO, it should have been over. At most, a call from the FHP supervisor to this guy's CO. Otherwise, don't be a rat, and mind your fucking business.

I can't imagine MSP pulling the same shit with locals here. It's asinine.
 

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There was nothing to indicate this was a stolen Miami PD cruiser. She called in the cruiser number and tag, yet never requested for Miami PD to be contacted to see if it was stolen. Take home vehicles are the norm rather than the exception in S FLA and not an uncommon sight on the highways. This was nothing more than the trooper being a.., a.., a.., FHP Trooper.......
 

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Sadly this is not that uncommon for FHP, which is why they are not well liked. FHP has had a long history of writing cops tickets and stopping marked vehicles.
Doesn't have FL have some strong county departments to off set the highway patrol's power trip?

It also appears that this trooper forgot that it can get real lonely on an interstate when shit goes bad.
 
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