“That’s how you handle a police officer… You don’t let the cops tell you that you can’t do what you know you can do.”
Here’s a video of a BMXer absolutely schooling a police officer on the law in Rainbow Harbor, Long Beach.
Now, whenever these kind of videos come up, we always get a little cautious on first watch. Often the police officer or security guard is just trying to do his job and ends up getting a bunch of grief for no reason, which we’re obviously not in favour of.
But we’ve all been on the receiving end of an authority figure who just seems to be out for you well – and the cop in question here is not particularly pleasant.
The police officer approaches the riders asking them to avoid cycling around the area when they’re not in the park or the bowl, to which one rider, who happens to be remarkably well-informed, responds “has there been a law change?”