• Oct 18, 2010
A policeman gives speeders a lesson in penal system – Click above to watch video after the jump

When a police officer stops you for speeding, even if they give you a ticket, they will often try to provide some sort of additional deterrent to keep you from lead-footing it again. This could be anything from mentioning the safety of other drivers to something a little sterner, like the unhinged tirade lecture this policeman gave a German tourist who was caught driving 98 miles per hour in a 70 mph zone.

And hey, it might have been a bit much, but it's not entirely false, either. And besides, despite blowing clean through the speed limit, the driver with the hidden camera didn't get a ticket (we're guessing the unidentified officer didn't want the paperwork headache that invariably accompanies international citations). Follow the jump to get schooled (*Warning: Language may be Not Safe For Work).

[Source: YouTube]



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      • 4 Years Ago
      To all the people who have been saying this wasn't professional or "nice" I don't think you have done much traveling in Europe have you? The cops over in Europe aren't exactly angles either. The world isn't perfect, nice and professional so stop whining about a cop giving a guy a hard time (and a warning no less!). I think as a whole you will get nicer treatment by cops in America because there are soo many damn ways for them to get in trouble here. Over in Europe it feels almost unrestricted, and once they find out you're American they can be complete dicks! So really, it works both ways people. I was actually really glad to see this German guy get treated like this, serves him right. America isn't your playground, if I can't do 28mph over the speed limit, you sure as hell can't.

      Oh yea, and just because he's German doesn't mean he's better driver, that's the stupidest thing I've ever heard. Are you guys German fanboys or something? I've seen some pretty bad drivers in Germany.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Listen German boy. LOL great video, but proof that our cop are ignorant a-holes.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Waaaaay out of line. My country? Ass violated? Surprised he didn't make him drop and give him twenty. Disgrace to whatever city he's poorly representing.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Funny, yes, but that cop didn't need to be such a d*ck about it.

      "Germany-boy."
      "...ass will be hurting for a month."
      "You will... be violated."

      Speeding is wrong, yeah, but there's no need to bring up prison rape in a routine traffic stop.
        • 4 Years Ago
        "this guy is serving his own ego not the public. "

        Like every other cop on their power trips. And I can't stand it when I see cops speeding too....drives me crazy. Happens all the time here in Dallas.
        • 4 Years Ago
        There is always a need to bring up rape.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Well guess whos next on the cop of the year list. make a guess cause its not this guy
        • 4 Years Ago
        I was half expecting him to say "Consequences will never be the same".

        All the same, his department is wise to what happened, and from what the media is (mis?)reporting, he's in for a short vacation.

        Next time, instead of trying to be such a hard ass (and, consequently, just making an ass of himself) he should just issue the ticket.
        • 4 Years Ago
        I thought he was pretty cool. germany boy here did drive a tad too fast. here in Denmark if you drive that much too fast he will financially rape you on the spot. a little trash talk was a very mild penalty for the infraction here.
        • 4 Years Ago
        the "then why are you driving in MY country" made me want to vomit.

        shameful.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Would you rather the cop telling you off like that or actually giving you a ticket? I'll take the verbal and the ticket instead of losing half the points off my license and getting a $1,865 fine
        • 4 Years Ago
        I totally agree. That officer was completely out of line and those statements are highly offensive.
        • 4 Years Ago
        If this cop felt a month or two of "violation" was appropriate for speeding, wonder what he feels is appropriate for littering or jaywalking. A kick in the nads and an atomic wedgie?
        • 4 Years Ago
        Speeding isn't "wrong". It's against the law. The law does not decide morality. We have TONS of terrible laws in the US and lots of bad enforcement policy (like prioritizing speeding enforcement instead of tail gating, etc).
        • 4 Years Ago
        That was way excessive, this guy is serving his own ego not the public. This was uncalled for.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Dan: Then again, Denmark is the country that thinks that a 180% tax on cars is "reasonable".
        • 4 Years Ago
        That, "...or you will be violated!" comment sounded like it belonged in an infomercial.
        Alex
        • 4 Years Ago
        Agreed Faris. I spend alot of time in germany & if cops there ever said that to a person the cop would be in trouble, typical adrenaline spewing PIGS. They are out of line with the verbal abuse BS.
      • 4 Years Ago
      lol what a joke.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Pretty sure I'd take the warning over the ticket for 28 over.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Btw. in germany it can make a difference, when you admit you knew you were speeding, compared to going too fast accidentically. So if cops here ask you, you'd better say you had no clue!
      • 4 Years Ago
      The difference between 70 mph and 98 mph is survivability. That German driver may have been the best driver in the world but when we share the road with morons you & I can easily become just another statistic.
      • 4 Years Ago
      That officer was very unprofessional, resting his elbow on the door is a nogo, and his language was rude. He should of just gave him the summons.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Between getting a speeding ticket for doing 98MPH on a 70MPH limit or getting a stern warning from trooper about what can happen to my rectum, I will take the stern warning.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Germany-boy was trying to avoid admitting that he was speeding intentionally. Not sure about US-law but in Germany that would result in substantially higher fines and more points on your license than "accidental" speeding.

      As for the cop, no need to appologise in general. There are idiots everywhere on the globe. He broke the law, so just give him the ticket and move on.

      Bet Germany-boy is having a good chuckle about this now.

      You know what happens to cocky cops like you when you are fired for abusing people? Soul will be hurting for very long when the bad childhood experiences come up again and you can't go on power trips anymore.
      • 4 Years Ago
      I don't care what you guys think. That was f'ing awesome!
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