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Originally posted by cautiouslypessimistic
Another fine example of "Protect and Serve".
“Attitude’s everything,” he said. “All you had to do is stop, tell me what was going on. More than likely, I would have let you go.”
It had been about 13 minutes.
Moats and Collinsworth’s father went into the hospital, where they found Collinsworth had died, with her daughter at her side.
“If you want to keep this going, I’ll just put you in handcuffs,” the officer said, “and I’ll take you to jail for running a red light.”
Originally posted by XTexan
I'm sure this happens ALL the time... The only reason we are hearing of this is because it happened to a NFL player and he's got the money to do something about it.
If this had been me being harrassed by the cop while rushing to the hospital to see a relative then nothing at all would have been said.
Originally posted by nixie_nox
I wonder how many people have run red lights and used an emergency as an excuse, and even pulled into an er lot to support their story?
Though the officer could of called the er and double checked the mother was there.
but if the driver had been a criminal and used that excuse and got away, especially from a major crime, the officer would be crucified for not doing his job.