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First run-in with the law...

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Buckaye, Sep 6, 2014.

  1. Buckaye

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    :D

    Actually the officer was quite cool. I fly a lot in a subdivision that has never been built beyond just the roads - huge open field. Anyway right at the end of my second flight he drives all the way over to me, rolls down his window and says "what's going on?"

    I told him - I'm just flying my quad-copter. He says "good place to do that... just had to check to see why some guy is on vacant land... have fun"

    I thought he handled it with all class - and I find if you don't get pushy - the sheriff isn't out to ruin anyone's day :)
     
  2. Monte55

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    I do believe the main thing to do with the law is to show them some respect and don't test their authority. You ain't gonna win.
     
  3. Great Pumpkin

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    This every time.. These are the guys & girls who we rely on when we are in bad situations.
     
  5. FredMurtz

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    It's always good to meet the local cops and get a good relationship going with them.
     
  6. Phantom Flicks

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    I am so glad you were respectful to your local law enforcement. I hate to see it, when smart azz punks, who think they're lawyers, start harassing the police. It's not like their job isn't already difficult enough. I usually try to fly, where there's little to no crowds and aren't any No Trespassing signs. I am a newbie to all this and the last thing I want, is to see my fun investment, sitting on a shelf, because too may users, have ruined it for all. Besides, the last thing we need, is to be on the bad side, of our locals finest. :D