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downsouth 01-06-2012 11:27 PM

thin blue line sticker on personal cars
 
That sticker is a sign of solidarity for leos and their families, does it carry a get out of a routine traffic ticket value also?

Jstrong 01-06-2012 11:43 PM

I would imagine not once he gets to your window and finds out you are in fact not law enforcement.

downsouth 01-06-2012 11:48 PM

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Originally Posted by Jstrong
I would imagine not once he gets to your window and finds out you are in fact not law enforcement.

I was meaning legit use. LEOs and family.

c3shooter 01-06-2012 11:49 PM

Sort of like the lady my friend stopped for speeding. He had run her license, walked back up to the car, when she smiled at him and said "I thought the police did not write tickets to pretty girls."

He looked at her smiled, and said "That's right, we don't. Here's your ticket."


And got back in his car REAL fast!

downsouth 01-06-2012 11:58 PM

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Originally Posted by c3shooter
Sort of like the lady my friend stopped for speeding. He had run her license, walked back up to the car, when she smiled at him and said "I thought the police did not write tickets to pretty girls."

He looked at her smiled, and said "That's right, we don't. Here's your ticket."

And got back in his car REAL fast!

Now thats funny. Still laughing

Chandler51 01-07-2012 12:02 AM

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Originally Posted by downsouth
That sticker is a sign of solidarity for leos and their families, does it carry a get out of a routine traffic ticket value also?

I don't know about the sticker, but a badge damned sure does. Good friend of mine is LEO, and I've been with him when he was stopped for speeding...WELL in excess of the posted limit. He flipped that "shiny lil' piece of metal" and some kind of state ID card, and we were on our way!! Just ain't fair... :)

Sniper03 01-07-2012 12:30 AM

Sounds like everyone here has gotten a ticket every time they were stopped!
I doubt it! In stead of all the recent LEO bashing that seems to be prevalent here when this is a weapon forum. Don't you have any weapons information to share with us? People need to be more concerned about what is going on in our Government. And to promote the good of our FTF!
See the recent thread on becoming 70 years of age and tell me those issues are not more important that a traffic ticket. The thin Blue Line is a symbol remembering all of the officers who have given their life for me and you and are listed on the Wall in Washington DC. I have three friends listed there! Like the same symbolism as the stencils and patches of the Soldiers that stand at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington is for some of us Vets here on the Forum. Some Gave ALL! We all need to unite for a common cause for a change. To promote America get it back on track and support one of the greatest Forums on the Internet.;)
Thanks for your consideration.

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Chandler51 01-07-2012 12:42 AM

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Originally Posted by Sniper03
Sounds like everyone here has gotten a ticket every time they were stopped!
I doubt it! In stead of all the recent LEO bashing that seems to be prevalent here when this is a weapon forum. Don't you have any weapons information to share with us? People need to be more concerned about what is going on in our Government. And to promote the good of our FTF!
See the recent thread on becoming 70 years of age and tell me those issues are not more important that a traffic ticket. The thin Blue Line is a symbol remembering all of the officers who have given their life for me and you and are listed on the Wall in Washington DC. I have three friends listed there! Like the same symbolism as the stencils and patches of the Soldiers that stand at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington is for some of us Vets here on the Forum. Some Gave ALL! We all need to unite for a common cause for a change. To promote America get it back on track and support one of the greatest Forums on the Internet.;)
Thanks for your consideration.

03

Easy there, 03....I obviously can't speak for everyone, but I'm IN NO WAY bashing LEO's...you'll notice in my reply that the LEO referenced is "a good friend of mine". And frankly, I have no problem with you guys letting each other slide on speeding...matter of fact, I'd be surprised if you did not. Professional courtesy is present in every profession in some form or another, and the fact that you guys have an inherently dangerous job that allows for the rule of law....well I would think a perk or two is in order.

Sorry if you were offended...I was just trying to share what I felt was a funny story.

downsouth 01-07-2012 12:44 AM

Sniper03, I started the thread with no intention of it bashing LEOS. I noticed the stickers a couple years back and wondered why they were becoming so prevalent in the area I live. There is just no way I can imagine all the vehicles I see having one being LEO or direct family. So that was the nature of my op.

If you feel bashed, I greatly appologize for starting this, it certainly was not the original intent
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Now can a mod kill my rosemarys baby that I gave birth to. Thanks

Sniper03 01-07-2012 12:57 AM

Chandler,

Thank you for your response! And even in my book there are those LEOs who flagrantly take advantage and should not even be LEOs in the first place and professional courtesy only stretches so far. In my opinion talking about a line some no doubt cross the line and become a disgrace to most of us. The only thing that was a little dig was using the Blue Line for what it represents as the issue here. I am sure after thinking about it, there was no direct intent to use for a purpose at least not on my end. Because to me it is like the window and bumper stickers one sees that states for "In Memory of _______ 1985-2005!" That is why I took offense after what it means to me and the fact when you have lost three friends in the line of duty that were all three shot. Then it becomes a Symbol of meaning to you. And not a symbol of a cheap passport over a traffic ticket.
Goes back to the point most all of us are or become friends here on the FTF and the last thing we need to do is insult or offend our brothers and sisters here. Maybe some including myself need to be more conscious of our intentions and meanings when we post. Enough said on this end! Let's get on with enjoying the Forum! Thanks
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