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Just got pulled over by a cop, for the 1st time. :(

And whats crazy is i got caught on muddy-branch rd it was an unmarked vehicle, he was right next to me, in his CAMRY-dark Grayish, Full tinted. like 20% or darker,
I passed his ass and then he caught me :facepalm:

Never thought another cop would catch me in his Stock Camry with sirens and police blinkers. wtfff. ( STOCK UNMARKED CAMRY police vehicle) BEWARE GUYS:facepalm:

i thought it was a joke a camry
with police interceptor siren and lights in the interior how would u think itz a cop u no
at 1st i wasn't gonna stop i thought he was funny
 

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in my town theres a old ass beat up chevy malibu and its a unmarked cop car....you would never know until the lights come on....i saw someone got pulled over by it. i was like wtf

did he have his uniform on?
no,

he had his badge on in a white tee shirt./ Had all the info inside computer....

at fist i saw the Camry it looked sketch, tints were so dark all around, even windshield.
So ya this is crazy :thumbsdow
 

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oh crap, can they do that here in cali too?

then I better show the big grin on my face when passing by a camry. :D:D:D
 

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I'd check the MD state law and see whether a officer needs to be in uniform or not. I know in other states I've lived in if they are out of uniform then they can't write you a traffic violation. For SC state troopers, even if they have their uniform on, but not their hat.... They are out of uniform. Call 'em out on it and they will let you go. Check your speeding ticket for the officers rank. If he is higher up, it might not count, but it wouldn't hurt to check around and see what your state law says on bein in uniform.
 

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BC Im in the ARMY, he asked where i stationed at/ where i go... he let me go, AND SAY CUT THE dam CRAP

I'd check the MD state law and see whether a officer needs to be in uniform or not. I know in other states I've lived in if they are out of uniform then they can't write you a traffic violation. For SC state troopers, even if they have their uniform on, but not their hat.... They are out of uniform. Call 'em out on it and they will let you go. Check your speeding ticket for the officers rank. If he is higher up, it might not count, but it wouldn't hurt to check around and see what your state law says on bein in uniform.
right, you know good sites for that?
 

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Unmarked car...OK fine. But in a white tshirt?

I would of called 911 and asked for a marked police unit. For all you know, he could of been a person imitating as a cop and could of robbed you. Regardless if he had a badge. I can go and purchase a fake badge that looked like a real one.

They always say that if its a car that you're not familiar with or known to be a police car, do not pull over and to call 911 for a police unit in a police car. If you do pull over, pull into a parking lot where it has a lot of pedestrian.
 

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Unmarked car...OK fine. But in a white tshirt?

I would of called 911 and asked for a marked police unit. For all you know, he could of been a person imitating as a cop and could of robbed you. Regardless if he had a badge. I can go and purchase a fake badge that looked like a real one.

They always say that if its a car that you're not familiar with or known to be a police car, do not pull over and to call 911 for a police unit in a police car. If you do pull over, pull into a parking lot where it has a lot of pedestrian.
this is true and i do not dispute this.........however, he could have been off duty, and that car could be his cruiser to take home, as some police depts do. a cop is on duty 24/7 and if there is a "crime taking place" they whip into action.........did the original poster say he was speeding.........?? in any event, YES< call 911 and verify it was/is a real cop.........so true.
 

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Unmarked car...OK fine. But in a white tshirt?

I would of called 911 and asked for a marked police unit. For all you know, he could of been a person imitating as a cop and could of robbed you. Regardless if he had a badge. I can go and purchase a fake badge that looked like a real one.

They always say that if its a car that you're not familiar with or known to be a police car, do not pull over and to call 911 for a police unit in a police car. If you do pull over, pull into a parking lot where it has a lot of pedestrian.
EXACTLY!!! If I see a flashing camry, I don't stop. :lol:
 

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I didnt think that the government was allowed to buy foreign cars. Ive never seen a cop car that wasnt a Ford, Chevy or Dodge. :dunno:
What surprises me even more in that you got pulled over in MD. I wasnt aware that state even had speed limits. ;)
 

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this is true and i do not dispute this.........however, he could have been off duty, and that car could be his cruiser to take home, as some police depts do. a cop is on duty 24/7 and if there is a "crime taking place" they whip into action.........did the original poster say he was speeding.........?? in any event, YES< call 911 and verify it was/is a real cop.........so true.

absolutely true. But even if i call the 911 (non emergency) the # for local police, i doubt they are going to give me any information about a GRAY unmarked GEN6 CAMRY is a police interceptor.

I mean you think they'll tell me?

Let me hear from you guys
 

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I didnt think that the government was allowed to buy foreign cars. Ive never seen a cop car that wasnt a Ford, Chevy or Dodge. :dunno:
Except that it seems like many foreign brand cars are built in the States like the Camry, Accord, etc. and the domestic brands are built in Canada and Mexico! :lol::facepalm:
 

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Except that it seems like many foreign brand cars are built in the States like the Camry, Accord, etc. and the domestic brands are built in Canada and Mexico! :lol::facepalm:
I agree. Thats not how they see it though.
 

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Between New Jersey, Florida, Maryland and North Carolina, I have seen pickups with hay bales in the bed, Mustangs, Taurus's (Taurusii??), Chevelles, Camaros, 'Vettes as chase cars and even a dump truck (used as the radar vehicle). All of them were legitimate. Anywhere I have been, a cop is ALWAYS on duty and if he feels the need, can intervene in any situation including speeding or reckless driving. True, if it is not a recognizable police vehicle, you can wait and pull over in a well lit, populated location and even with a ticket, explain to the judge why you waited and they will usually waive the delay in pulling over. The bit about a trooper with no hat, its an urban myth, don't try to get away with that one. Just last year, the local police chief pinned a car in with his private car and held the driver at gunpoint until a uniformed officer could arrive. The driver had just shot at, and run another car off the road within sight of the chief. Most LEO's I know will always have their badge and some type of firearm (ankle holster, back holster or something) on their person, civilian clothes on or not, on duty or off. I am not a cop, and I didn't spend the night at a Holiday Inn Express, but my ex-son-in-law is a cop, my son is a CSI, my daughter-in-law's brother is a cop, I am on the local 'Police Advisory Committee' and play golf every other week with the chief, and/or the sheriff, and/or some of the other local LEO's. My next door neighbor and lodge brother is a retired state trooper and several of my lodge brothers are federal marshals. I have some small amount of knowledge on the subject.

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Between New Jersey, Florida, Maryland and North Carolina, I have seen pickups with hay bales in the bed, Mustangs, Taurus's (Taurusii??), Chevelles, Camaros, 'Vettes as chase cars and even a dump truck (used as the radar vehicle). All of them were legitimate. Anywhere I have been, a cop is ALWAYS on duty and if he feels the need, can intervene in any situation including speeding or reckless driving. True, if it is not a recognizable police vehicle, you can wait and pull over in a well lit, populated location and even with a ticket, explain to the judge why you waited and they will usually waive the delay in pulling over. The bit about a trooper with no hat, its an urban myth, don't try to get away with that one. Just last year, the local police chief pinned a car in with his private car and held the driver at gunpoint until a uniformed officer could arrive. The driver had just shot at, and run another car off the road within sight of the chief. Most LEO's I know will always have their badge and some type of firearm (ankle holster, back holster or something) on their person, civilian clothes on or not, on duty or off.

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appreciate the info
 
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