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Originally posted by conspiracy88
reply to post by SirMike
Ya dude... sorry but you're against the odds here. No one I know has been awarded any courtesy. Only story I ever hear is officer letting a pretty girl off and trying to get her number. Police officer is the type of job that attracts power hungry individuals. Sorry man.
Originally posted by SirMike
reply to post by sixswornsermon
Do you have any idea how many DUI's are escorted home, allowed to sleep it off, walk the rest of the way, call a ride? I would estimate that somewhere in the neighborhood of 25-35% of all suspected DUI's are given the soft treatment because they don't have a bad driving record and were cooperative.
And how did a minor speeding ticket cost you several hundred dollars?
Originally posted by mikelkhall
I have been an officer for over 15 years and I have extended that DWI "courtesy" plenty of times. I have also caught teenagers with a small bag a weed and made them pour it on the ground and crush it with their shoes instead of giving them a ticket or arresting them and possibly destroying any chance of a future they might have.
Now if they had a pound of dope that would be a horse of a different color. Can't help stupid.
I believe that everyone is entitled to make a mistake and if the mistake is minor enough and it is in my power to help them I will. Just don't put me in that position a second time.