Talking on his Cell Phone

About a week ago outside the city limit in Tehachapi, was reportedly seen by other motorists, talking on his cell phone right before he rear ended another vehicle.
What ever happened to 'Upholding the Law-While serving his community?' If I am not mistaken, he is breaking a law.
Is law enforcement excluded from this law?

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asdf says ... on Tuesday, Apr 7 at 10:56 AM

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Concerned Citizen says ... on Tuesday, Apr 7 at 10:49 AM

Cops are people, like me and you. And lets face it, there are sick people in this world who end up making it as cops. I can imagine now a cop taking out his vengence on an enemy while on duty, because he wouldnt be at fault.

DENITA says ... on Tuesday, Jan 6 at 3:24 PM

I AGREE WITH JO, WHY DO THEY NOT HAVE HEAD SETS? TO EXCLUD OFFICERS FROM A LAW MADE TO PROTECT PEOPLE RATHER THAN SUPPLY HEAD SETS TO THEM? I MEAN IT IS NOT ABOUT THE LAW IT IS ABOUT SAFETY THEY SHOULD BE THE FIRST TO COMPLY!! HERE'S YOUR SIGN!!!!

concerned citizen says ... on Tuesday, Dec 30 at 10:00 PM

thats what he gets and should be fired cause he knew better!!!

jamie says ... on Tuesday, Dec 30 at 9:57 PM

police think the law dosent protain to them because they are the law! i see alot of them talking on there cell phones and driving, but so quick to pull you over when they see you do it. i think they should be fine double because they should know betr

Jo says ... on Sunday, Nov 16 at 5:05 PM

What happened to practice what you preach. Why can't they use a head set to? If he had been using a head set this may of never happened. I heard they use for just working so they can keep in touch with dispatcher so we donot know whats up.

iamcloudlander says ... on Saturday, Nov 1 at 6:47 PM

who will give a cop a ticket?they belong to a brotherhood that all they do is show their badge and off they go regardless of the traffic offense. I have seen them drive vehicles without license plates but they aren't ticketed.

misti says ... on Friday, Oct 31 at 3:48 PM

You know they are supposed tobe roll models for us and they think they are above the law because they were a badge but they need to know that they can be just as dangerous as any body else that does'nt even were the badge!!!!!

trustworthy says ... on Friday, Oct 24 at 5:24 PM

Awe come on, why can't cops be have more freedoms then civilians? They can speed, drive without their seatbelts, run red lights, have sirens louder then legal limits. It's cool man, just relax. there the one putting their lives at risk.

quericorico says ... on Tuesday, Oct 21 at 5:32 PM

I"ve heard about that one but yes they are excused as long as the call was pertaining to work duties.???

Anonymous says ... on Thursday, Oct 2 at 1:51 PM

The sheriff's department, at their finest.... ;)

pixie*dust says ... on Thursday, Oct 2 at 11:14 AM

Thanks for clearing that up-I honestly had no clue that they were excluded-I do know that when it happened both he and the Correctional Officer he hit were both fuming!

VERN says ... on Thursday, Oct 2 at 11:10 AM

HOWEVER IF HE REARENDED THE CAR INFRONT OF HIM. HE IS AUTOMATICLY AT FAULT.......

Jeremy says ... on Wednesday, Oct 1 at 11:45 AM

Nope he wasn't breaking the law as police are excluded from the law while on duty. Check out http://www.gov.ca.gov/index.php?/press-release/3910/

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