95. "RE: he explained why he didn't get out of the car." In response to In response to 89
>he feared for his safety (and that of his kids) b/c the cops >had drawn guns on him when he complied w/their request to see >his ID. i think he reasonably feared that once out of the car >the officers might act violently. so he asked that their >superior respond to the scene before he got out.
This is where the cops messed up. There is a way to talk to people to get them to comply. However, I don't think my guy would have gotten out regardless.
All that arguing just got his girl car window broken and him buzzed up.... PLUS he went to jail. That "fear for safety" shiz ain't gonna hold up in court.