Derick Saunders
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He went through my personal belongings!!

Last week after passing the scale I was pulled over for a DOT inspection. Figured it was routine when the officer asked if could see the inside of my truck. I got nothing to hide so I said sure. I was not carrying anything I shouldn't, but all of a sudden he starts rifling through my stuff and finds a large plastic cooking knife that was next to a spatula and some seasonings under my seat. I have a microwave in the back and sometimes I cook stuff in it. I am not a criminal but this guy said I was lucky he didn’t arrest me right there. For what? Carrying a large plastic knife??! He also told me he could put me out of service. My wife and kids need me and we NEED this money so I was polite and listened to everything he said, but it sucked. I wish I had told him NO when he asked if he could look around. Would that have been worse you think? Did I do the right thing?

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Michael Cranston
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It's on you as you granted the permission to enter. You should always remember..ask why he pulled you over never assume. Ask.. civil or criminal? He is compelled and required to answer.. Always be polite an direct .there is no reason to search the cab unless he can articulate probable cause that in Wich must be narrow and specific in scope citing the cause to do so must be supported by a judge for a warrant... Now make sure you keep the original warrant.it must be filled out completely and state exactly what the officer looking for.. Once done and nothing found demand a federal commercial enforcement officer and that officers supervisor be brought to the seen Since they found nothing.charge the officer and secure the evidence....the squad car all contents cell phones.cad reports. Pops accredidatin Blet certificate And all mental health evaluation results.. declare the intimidation and cute his anger issues and wonder what's the result of his last drug test .

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James Heidenthal
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You have a rite to say no unless he has a warrant or probable cause . This is your home more than your home . He has to respect your wishes. If he is insists tell him no and demand his Supervisior to come to the scene.

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Joe Reisert
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Cops the people’s enemy

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John Hewitt
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You will always suffer if you have to speak to or give up your rights to cooperate with an officer. Some are so desperate to make some kind of bust that they will question a tire tool and so that is a concealed weapon in the trunk. And take everything you say out of context acting like they are not understanding you. Never interface with a officer on duty is my rule if it can be avoided.

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Lisa Hicks
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Derrick You had every right they think they own you when they pull people over they think there tough my husband has been Pulled over for just petty things That didn’t even amount to anything my husband calls them little sissy men But every state is different I would for sure keep you some notes on this and if it continues to happen I would turn them in with his attitude that was in called for I am sure he just wanted to be mr big but I would just be careful on what I carry that away that can’t say you were doing something you wasn’t

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Lindada James
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Like I've always said when you get to sorry to work and to scared to steal you get you a badge and a gun and Rob the working men and women.

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Steve Simmons
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I use Facebook as my dash cam and they look at it and they stop their BS right then and there

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Bill Maynard
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Yes you did I have been driving over 48 years

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David Reeves
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Your truck is also a home so they do not have the right to search without a warrant. All receipt or anything with a time stamp should be in a stamped addressed envelope in case you are searched it illegal for them to open mail without a warrant. Keep this stuff in the sleeper and you should keep the curtains closed when pulled over. You can keep anything in your sleeper you would in a RV. Learn your constitutional rights they still apply in the truck. Also get a attorney and have them ready to defend you at all times.

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Earl Ackerman
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Not true... probable cause will do it...but that has to be proven

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