And the officer very soon thereafter found himself out of a job. The department he worked for was VERY quick to wash their hands of him. This video is now used across the country as exhibit A of what NOT to do.
You fail to mention the other end of the spectrum; what LEOs have to put up with from the general public. Watch this movie: http://youtube.com/watch?v=GHZMoPV1r...eature=related
. This dashcam video is probably the most famous example of the patience being a traffic cop requires.
And how about a few more that show how scary it can be:
For those in Dallas, TX, this next one happened just south of the George Bush Turnpike on Hwy 75, heading towards Collin Creek mall:
You speed, you don't pull over, you get felony stopped, because &#^% like these videos show happens every day.
UTOC, I'm starting to get tired of the cop-bashing, and I'm pretty sure I'm not along (and it's not just me an LEO226). Cops cross the line. Every one of us knows that. We also know that their job is dfficult and dangerous. Police officers die every day trying to get criminals out of society. It's no excuse for the behavior in your video, but it sheds some light on why this happens.