dirty harry got me thinkin, cop impersonator?

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  1. 1858rem

    1858rem Member

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    i was watchin dirty harry and started to wander what the he!! id do if i got pulled over by someone impersonating a cop, and the impersonator just walks up and draws to fire on you?

    what could
    you even do in a situation like that? get shot?
     
  2. mcdonl

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    Drive off if possible... and call 911.....

    If you cannot drive off, and he has pulled a gun on you shoot back.
     
  3. JImbothefiveth

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    You have to consider that it might be a real cop who's mistaken you for someone. In which case, if they're shooting at you, drive away immediately, and not towards them either.
     
  4. velojym

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    Or, how about "hot" burglars who yell "Police!" while kicking in your door.
     
  5. rcmodel

    rcmodel Member in memoriam

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    If I'm thinking of the same Dirty Harry movie where the motorcycle cop in full uniform walks up and shoots people in the head with a Colt Python?

    You would be DRT, and there is nothing you could do about it.

    Nobody could possibly be ready and react to that scenario without shooting the cop first and asking questions later as to his intentions when he walked up to your car.

    And since the Dirty Harry cop was a real cop, you would be charged with murder if you did that.

    rc
     
  6. stchman

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    That was the movie "Magnum Force".

    Remember, those guys were actual cops not impersonators.

    They were killing scumbags.
     
  7. Mp7

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    think ***?

    then die.



    i believe there is no such thing as being
    prepared for an assassination.
     
  8. CWL

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    You can't live forever, sometimes, the good guy loses.

    Stop worrying about highly-improbable situations and keep your eyes open for more likely instances of crime that may happen around you.
     
  9. Fred Fuller

    Fred Fuller Moderator Emeritus

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    Sorry, but we're not going there- yet again.

    lpl
     
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