After the officer signals with their blue and red lights to pull over; cooperate - signal your turn, pull over and come to a complete stop. Retrieve your driver's license and proof of insurance for the officer and hand it to him/her. If the officer begins to ask you questions where you are going and where you have been, be polite and ask him whether you need to give him that information for a traffic ticket. Simply request the officer to give you your ticket so you can be on your way.
Keep Track of the Time
Once you are stopped, give the officer your driver's license and proof of insurance. If the officer inquires about where you are going, if you do not desire to give a response simply reply, would you please write me the ticket so I can be on my way and ask for the time. (Time is critical during a police stop, if the officer unduly delays your stop and is attempting to search the vehicle it may render the stop as illegal.)
Be Calm and Just Say No
If the officer requests permission to search the vehicle - tell them no and be certain in your response. If the officer says something to the effect, "I will go and get a search warrant"; call their bluff and tell them to go get one, and ask what time do they have. (As stated earlier, time is critical in the traffic stop of a vehicle and the specific time frames are important. Ask the officer if they have a body microphone and ask them to turn it on for the stop.) If the officer requests your keys do not surrender them, if you do it may be construed as you giving the officer to search the vehicle.
Ask Whether You Are Free to Leave
During the detention, ask the officer whether you are free to leave. Do not resist the officer if they arrest you. At anytime if the officer requests to search the vehicle or the trunk, just tell them no.
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