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Friday I the day off to go riding. I was carrying my S&W PC1911 in a DM Hubbard OWB Bodyguard and wearing a vest. Two blocks from the house, I ran into a License Checkpoint (NC's way of of finding undocumented residents) manned by 2 town police officers.

I came to a stop, put the bike in neutral, and informed them that I had a CCW and that I was armed (required in NC). The older officer asked me for license & proof of insurance. The younger officer asked me where my weapon was and to keep my hands on the handlebars. I did as instructed & told him "4 o'clock, under the vest". He moved to my right side, placed his hand on his glock & informed me that he was going to disarm me (the older officer just crossed his arms and watched). I cautioned the young officer that the gun was in condition 1...he told me to keep quiet & that he knew what he was doing. After he took my PC1911, he made several comments about how "purdy" my gun was, but if I knew more about guns, I would own a Glock. He then removed the magazine and tried, unsuccessfully, several times to eject the chambered round. The older officer didn't say a word while he was smiling at the young officer fighting with my 1911 trying to get the slide open.

After several more fruitless tries, I finally told him how to disengage the ambi thumb safety & about the grip safety. At this point, the older officer was having a hard time trying to hold in his laughter.

After all of the paper checks, the embarrassed officer asked if he could look in my saddlebags. Although I had nothing in them besides a rainsuit, I told him "No, I do not consent to a search of any kind." He then had me pull off to the side of the road & shut off my engine. He then went into the "what are you trying to hide?" routine. I just took out my cellphone and as I started to call, he got sarcastic asking me if I was calling my lawyer. I placed my call & calmly explained what was happening, then handed the phone to the young officer.

After he hung up, he returned my weapon to me and told me: "Have a nice day." I don't know what was said on the phone. I guess I'll have to wait until tonight...when I have dinner with the Chief of Police. :aargh4:
 

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Did you call your lawyer or the CoP?
Apparently he called the Chief,I would have told him unless he had a reason to detain me I'll be on my way since I was only stopped for a valid license check and you received what u asked for,if we go any further u will hear from my lawyer
 

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I'm curious as to who you would have called ifyou didn't know the chief. The older officer should have stopped the younger officer (I know I would have) from acting like a fool as many younger officers tend to do much of the time just like many civilians.
 

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Don't ya just love it when a plan comes together?:blink:
 
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Props to you for standing up for your rights in a respectable manner. As a fellow NCer, I'm curious as to what county this occurred in.

Did you call your lawyer or the CoP? :duh:
I am too. This behavior justifies an official complaint at the least. I had a problem with it when you notified him of having a lawfully concealed weapon that he immediately grabbed for his own.
 

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Good for you for just saying, "No."
 

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I cant stand that mess. Im in Pineville and the LE here seem to be upset that people carry side arms. Its like there the only ones allowed to be armed 'protected', like I would depend on anyone but myself to protect the lives of me and mine.They of all people should know what kinda nut jobs are out running loose.
 
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I had a young man pull out in front of me and my Big Dodge Diesel the other day and I clobbered him.
When the LEO showed up I handed him my Drivers License & CHL at the same time.
He spread them to see what the back card was (CHL) then handed it back to me without even a change in expression.
He never even made any comments or indicated that it mattered to him.

As I was trying to exchange Driver Info with the Young Man his Mommy shows up and goes off on me about it being my fault because I hit him with my truck. Yea, but he pulled out in front of me lady! She refused to exchange the Required legal informatin.
I backed off and went over to the Officer sitting in his car and told him about her attitude and that she was ticking me off.
He said, I'll get the information for you and explain the LAW to her.

And he did!
No mention ever about how, or where I was armed.
I had a 45 tucked between the front seats and a LC9 in my front pocket.

Fort Worth Texas Cops BTY!

I carry a lefty handgun when riding my Motorcycle. The holster is a Side Gaurd SOB, Left cant, palm out.
The hoilster is fitted for my Laser Equipped Sigma 40.
I figure if I need to pull it I can keep my throttle open and draw lefty.
Since I'm left hand dominant, it isn't a problem.
 

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As a retired LEO I hate to hear things like this! This paints a bad picture of the 99.9% of the LEO's who work hard and put their lives on the line for the community they serve.
 

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I hate it when people touch my stuff and I would have been extremely annoyed at the young officer trying to force the slide open (even though I'm sure it was doing no harm to it).
 

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...that is GOLDEN...that young man will tell his grandkids the story of when he found out he wasn't so cool after all...
Friday I the day off to go riding. I was carrying my S&W PC1911 in a DM Hubbard OWB Bodyguard and wearing a vest. Two blocks from the house, I ran into a License Checkpoint (NC's way of of finding undocumented residents) manned by 2 town police officers.

I came to a stop, put the bike in neutral, and informed them that I had a CCW and that I was armed (required in NC). The older officer asked me for license & proof of insurance. The younger officer asked me where my weapon was and to keep my hands on the handlebars. I did as instructed & told him "4 o'clock, under the vest". He moved to my right side, placed his hand on his glock & informed me that he was going to disarm me (the older officer just crossed his arms and watched). I cautioned the young officer that the gun was in condition 1...he told me to keep quiet & that he knew what he was doing. After he took my PC1911, he made several comments about how "purdy" my gun was, but if I knew more about guns, I would own a Glock. He then removed the magazine and tried, unsuccessfully, several times to eject the chambered round. The older officer didn't say a word while he was smiling at the young officer fighting with my 1911 trying to get the slide open.

After several more fruitless tries, I finally told him how to disengage the ambi thumb safety & about the grip safety. At this point, the older officer was having a hard time trying to hold in his laughter.

After all of the paper checks, the embarrassed officer asked if he could look in my saddlebags. Although I had nothing in them besides a rainsuit, I told him "No, I do not consent to a search of any kind." He then had me pull off to the side of the road & shut off my engine. He then went into the "what are you trying to hide?" routine. I just took out my cellphone and as I started to call, he got sarcastic asking me if I was calling my lawyer. I placed my call & calmly explained what was happening, then handed the phone to the young officer.

After he hung up, he returned my weapon to me and told me: "Have a nice day." I don't know what was said on the phone. I guess I'll have to wait until tonight...when I have dinner with the Chief of Police. :aargh4:
 

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After he hung up, he returned my weapon to me and told me: "Have a nice day." I don't know what was said on the phone. I guess I'll have to wait until tonight...when I have dinner with the Chief of Police. :aargh4:
I had to laugh at that ..... LOL. Been there, only I just suggested "before we go there, call your Chief & let him know you have me stopped". He asked me why I didn't tell him that I had a badge.... and I told him, that shouldn't be necessary and you shouldn't be treating anyone any different than you'ld treat me ..... should you ?

I've also .... when they told me they were going to hold me there for 2 hrs waiting for a warrant to search my car.... because I refused to let them (I was in a hurry).... and started to call my boss... and they demanded to know who I was calling and why..... and I told them "who" and that I needed to let him know I was going to be late to our meeting .... they asked "why I would be having a meeting with him" ... and I told them " because he's my boss". They wanted to "let me go" ... and I refused.... I demanded they get their warrant and do a search..... so I could file a complaint against them.... because the only way they could get a warrant is if they lied to a Judge.
 

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There like bully's on the playground. They need there asses wooped, and to sit in a corner for a bit and think about what they have done.
 

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I had a young man pull out in front of me and my Big Dodge Diesel the other day and I clobbered him.
When the LEO showed up I handed him my Drivers License & CHL at the same time.
He spread them to see what the back card was (CHL) then handed it back to me without even a change in expression.
He never even made any comments or indicated that it mattered to him.

As I was trying to exchange Driver Info with the Young Man his Mommy shows up and goes off on me about it being my fault because I hit him with my truck. Yea, but he pulled out in front of me lady! She refused to exchange the Required legal informatin.
I backed off and went over to the Officer sitting in his car and told him about her attitude and that she was ticking me off.
He said, I'll get the information for you and explain the LAW to her.

And he did!
No mention ever about how, or where I was armed.
I had a 45 tucked between the front seats and a LC9 in my front pocket.

Fort Worth Texas Cops BTY!

I carry a lefty handgun when riding my Motorcycle. The holster is a Side Gaurd SOB, Left cant, palm out.
The hoilster is fitted for my Laser Equipped Sigma 40.
I figure if I need to pull it I can keep my throttle open and draw lefty.
Since I'm left hand dominant, it isn't a problem.
I've been stopped twice by FWPD, both very cool about my CHL. They have better things to do than hassle someone who legally carries a gun.

On another note, it sucks when the few give a bad name to the many that do a great job

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...it really does, but in the 28 years I've been in Texas, I can count on one hand the times I've even read of Texas LEOs misusing their power...we've got the best of the best...
I've been stopped twice by FWPD, both very cool about my CHL. They have better things to do than hassle someone who legally carries a gun.

On another note, it sucks when the few give a bad name to the many that do a great job

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