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Old 09-30-2012, 09:48   #36
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Originally Posted by Gunnut 45/454 View Post
It's my understanding -correct me if I'm wrong - but unless the officer observes the vehicle speeding they can't charge or write a ticket on the observation of a non LEO ie civilian.
If this is the case, what was the justification for the stop to begin with.
In most states that would be correct as far as actually taking action, (Enforcement). However that does not deter or restrict an officer from a traffic stop based on a complaint to determine what is going on with the individual that is the subject of the complaint.
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