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Concerned citizen pulls over an unmarked police car

He got off with a warning.


Kevin Collier


Posted on Oct 18, 2014   Updated on May 30, 2021, 9:22 am CDT

Anyone who’s ever been pulled over for a minor traffic violation would probably love to turn the tables on the officer.

Gavin Seim, a self-proclaimed “constitutional activist,” actually did it.

After teasing it on Facebook, Seim has posted a YouTube video of himself “pulling over” an unmarked police car by flagging it down, then asking for the officer’s ID, checking him out, and sending him on his way. It’s a remarkably cordial interaction.

On his blog, Seim explained both the legality of his claim and argued that it’s far more than a stunt. “If you think it’s not a serious issue, try asking those that have been raped or lost loves ones because of unmarked cars,” he wrote.

And the lucky officer got off with just a warning this time.

H/t Reddit | Screengrab via YouTube

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*First Published: Oct 18, 2014, 12:11 pm CDT