Anywhere, USA: 0-60 in 5.8 seconds

[Location: Michigan Avenue (between Adams Street and Washington Street),
Day: Sunday, February 21, 2016,
Running Time: 4:30-5:15pm.]

Concerned Citizen:
Hello!
Are you well? Do you need anything?

Passenger:
No, all is well.
Thanks for your inquiry!

Concerned Citizen:
Are you sure that you and the motorist are well?
I fear for your safety, especially knowing that three rookie cops are…

Passenger:
(The Passenger laughs out loud before responding with,)
“Again, thank you for your inqui-”

Officer #2:
Step back, Sir.
Make your hands visible, Sir.
Why are you observing this citizen-officer encounter?

Concerned Citizen delays response for 1-2 minutes.

Officer #2:
Step back, Sir.
Make your hands visible, Sir.
Why are you observing this citizen-officer encounter?

Concerned Citizen:
Officers, you’re congesting a major trunk line. Michigan Avenue is major trunk line right?

Officer #3:
We’re just doing our job, Sir.
Step back, Sir.

Officer #1:
Move along!
We’re just doing our job.
And now I don’t feel safe.

Concerned Citizen:
I am concerned about the well being of the passenger, seated in an idle vehicle on a major trunk line where other motorists are traveling 35-45mph.

Why not relocate the vehicle to the Adams Street?

[Editor’s note: the Concerned Citizen is aware that the EMU officers are showcasing their latest motorist. Rookie cops enjoy interacting with citizens near major thoroughfares.]

Showcase: make an example

Officer #2:
Did you attend the Academy* (*Academy short for Police Academy).?

Concerned Citizen:
No.

Officer #2:
Are you trying to tell us how to do our job?

Concerned Citizen:
No.

Officer #2:
You’re just mad that we’re wearing Blue.

Concerned Citizen:
You’re not a State Trooper.
You’re not a County Cop.
You’re an EMUPD, and you’re off campus.

Officer #1:
File a complaint.

You can file a complaint, if you’d like.

Concerned Citizen:
No thank you.
I’ve taken a few photos.

[The End]

The Concerned Citizen returned to leisure twenty-six minutes before the partner of the detained motorist received a record of the interaction. And moving the vehicle along with the eastbound traffic.
The three EMUPD vehicles (Ford Interceptors) are capable of reaching 0-60 in 5.8 seconds.
You may also enjoy reading, “How Long Can a Cop Keep You After a Traffic Stop? No One’s Sure,” by Mike Riggs.