What to Do, and What Not to Do, When Cops Are Around


When we are calm, we always know what to say and do when we imagine a hypothetical situation. However, when that situation is actually happening and we are caught in the middle of it, it is so easy to forget those steps. We panic and make rash decisions. Sometimes we lose our cool, but we want to avoid that at all costs.

In the instance of being stopped by the police, here is what you should and should not do, whether you are guilty of a crime or not.

If you are pulled over while driving:
• Keep your hands on your steering wheel where the officers can see them.
• Do not reach for anything, including your license and registration, until the officer asks you to...