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Old 11-03-2015, 02:30 PM
connor2712 connor2712 is offline
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As anyone been profiled by the police for certain things about your truck? I have led tinted lights on the back, a few stickers on my back window, a blacked out third brake light, and led license plate lights. And it seems every time I go out, a cop either goes out of his way to follow me, or finds a dumb reason to pull me over

Examples- Having a ball on my bumper that apparently blocked my plate, I've been pulled over 3 times and this was the first time someone has said something, also I get tailed by cops all the time and they seem to run my plates fine.

Another one is getting pulled over for being at a stop sign for too long before using my blinker
(Which the cop wrote me a warning for not using at all, after I explained I wasn't from the area and couldn't tell if I could turn down a certain road)

The other time was just because I wired my signal lights wrong, which I understand and only got a warning for

But it still seems like every time I go out I have to drive absolutely perfect or they will find a reason to get me.
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Old 11-03-2015, 02:31 PM
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The back of my truck in the dark-
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Old 11-03-2015, 02:32 PM
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In my truck? No, never a problem.
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Old 11-03-2015, 02:34 PM
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I may also mention I live in a small town area in Texas. And I'm 17 but they never see me they're always behind me.
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Old 11-03-2015, 02:45 PM
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I used to get pulled over all the time in my first truck which was this 88 ranger. The same cop pulled me over at least a dozen times after the first time he pulled me over for no seatbelt he told me he was looking out for me and that my truck stood out. Caught me again no seatbelt, licence plate lights out, cracked windshield, turning on a yellow light, speeding. Gave me a warning every time though.
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Old 11-03-2015, 02:50 PM
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They profiled me cause I'm black.
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Old 11-03-2015, 02:57 PM
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Old 11-03-2015, 03:08 PM
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Nope, never been pulled over. Even with my blacked out tails.
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Old 11-03-2015, 03:11 PM
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Nope...because I don't do stupid stuff like paint my lights black.
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Old 11-03-2015, 03:14 PM
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Nope...because I don't do stupid stuff like paint my lights black.
Well, this also.
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Old 11-03-2015, 03:23 PM
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I get my plates run all the time. Never get pulled over. Am I being profiled? Probably, but who gives a fuck? If you get pulled over, respect his authoritay, and then when he lets you go, drive home and cry to your parents instead of crying to an internet forum.

If you happen to get arrested, try to scream black lives matter before they shoot you. Kind of a fun little game to play before you die.
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Old 11-03-2015, 03:31 PM
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Sometimes there comes the need for me to profile both people and vehicles that appear to be of interest to police and make use of them. Like, when I'm running a little late, I let the person I profiled do the speeding and ticket collecting; it saves me both time and inconvenience. I like profiling, it's a useful tool!
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Old 11-03-2015, 03:31 PM
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I get my plates run all the time. Never get pulled over. Am I being profiled? Probably, but who gives a fuck? If you get pulled over, respect his authoritay, and then when he lets you go, drive home and cry to your parents instead of crying to an internet forum.

If you happen to get arrested, try to scream black lives matter before they shoot you. Kind of a fun little game to play before you die.
Lol.... Good stuff. Yeah just don't break the law and when you do be respectful and don't do it again. Pretty simple
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Old 11-03-2015, 04:02 PM
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I get my plates run all the time. Never get pulled over. Am I being profiled? Probably, but who gives a fuck? If you get pulled over, respect his authoritay, and then when he lets you go, drive home and cry to your parents instead of crying to an internet forum. If you happen to get arrested, try to scream black lives matter before they shoot you. Kind of a fun little game to play before you die.
how do you know they ran your plates
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Old 11-03-2015, 06:21 PM
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Lol.... Good stuff. Yeah just don't break the law and when you do be respectful and don't do it again. Pretty simple
X2, yes it is.
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