[LMB] Crime and Punishment

Louann Miller domelouann at gmail.com
Wed Dec 18 01:28:45 GMT 2019


As a  US citizen and resident,  I am always aware during a traffic stop
that the cop (1) is armed and (2) is prepared for me to be armed and
unpredictably hostile. So yeah,  polite. As a middle class white lady this
has always worked out well for me.

On Tue, Dec 17, 2019, 6:04 PM James M. BRYANT G4CLF <james at jbryant.eu>
wrote:

> Marc's special constable friend was
> minded to issue a warning, but the
> guy gave him attitude.
>
> A friend of mine used to be a
> magistrates' clerk. He tells me
> that from time to time drivers are
> brought to court for the single
> offence of failing to sign their
> driving licence.
>
> They invariably get the book thrown
> at them - not for the offence, but
> for being rude to the policeman.
>
> James - who is always polite to police
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