The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office released dash cam video of the traffic stop on its Twitter account Thursday. Neither the officer nor the motorists he pulled over is identified, according to NBC.
The officer pulled the woman for driving 31 miles over the speed limit. She can be heard begging the officer to let her off with a warning, but since she was going so fast in an area where children were present he wasn't able or willing to cut her any slack. When he handed her a ticket for $606 she dropped the nice driver routine.
"You know what? No wonder you people get shot. You're absolute a--holes," the driver can be heard telling the officer.
Deputy Class Act keeps his cool, however. He thanked the driver for her input and asked her to drive safe. Cops do face a lot of violence in the line of duty, but perhaps not as much as people think. The Washington Post examined the rate of police slayings over the years this week and found there has never been a safer time to be a cop in America. There have been 35 cops killed in the line of duty so far this year, each one a tragedy, but If that rate keeps pace 2015 will be the second safest year for cops ever. The only year with less cops killed in the line of duty was 2013. Assaults and injuries against cops have also been trending downwards for years.