Why is this?
I got caught for speeding and officer asked me if I had a firearm. By the way this is in Florida. This is the first time an officer has asked me that and by the way I don’t have a criminal record
- NeilLv 42 months ago
It's a routine and reasonable question. Like with a lot of questions, your reaction to the question being asked is more important than the words you say. Note that I didn't say they have no interest in the answer, I just aid that your nonverbal response is more important. For example, if your eyes dart toward the glovebox just before you say "No," the cop now has a prettty good idea that 1. You are lying; 2. You are dangerous; and 3. there's a gun over there.
- FoofaLv 72 months ago
Because this officer doesn't want to get shot. Where I live, California, you must disclose to an officer that you're packing heat. Doing this is also for your own safety because if you get a pat down and they find a concealed gun you're more likely to be viewed as hostile.
- Anonymous2 months ago
They just wanted to know something.
- LynzeighLv 72 months ago
I would imagine that is just a routine question. The same happens here in the UK you get asked if you are carrying a knife etc.
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- pasper2Lv 42 months ago
If you did I would advise you not to tell them for your own safety.
- PearlLv 72 months ago
he was just making sure you didnt