Saturday, November 30, 2013
Unsolicited Follow-Up for Our Unsolicited Traffic Stop Advice
Huffington Post account is at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/26/ucla-police-superior-court-judge_n_4345185.html
UCLA press release is at http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/statement-249534.aspx
The map shows that the southern edge of the UCLA campus is not in the immediate vicinity of the Whole Foods market. We noted in our previous post that although UCLA police may have the legal right to stop cars for minor traffic infractions, there is an interesting question of whether such efforts are a good use of campus resources. Does a Mercedes traveling two or so blocks in Westwood without a buckled safety belt really involve a threat to the campus?
It appears that things got out of hand with the judge handcuffed for a time. We can't imagine how that could happen: