If you took my CHL Class you've heard the following:
Just Good Advice
If you're stopped by a law
enforcement officer, you should:
Roll down the window before the officer approaches,
Keep both hands in plain sight, on wheel,
Give the officer your drivers license AND your
concealed handgun license.
At night, turn on the interior light.
There is no law that requires you to follow these four steps.
So, why should you?
Consider that every time a law
enforcement officer makes a
traffic stop he runs the risk that the person he stopped might decide to
end his career, right there, beside the road.
Let the officer know that you're not that
And, before you start thinking that officers that
have those concerns are a little on the paranoid side, watch the
Before running to Texas, all evidence
pointed to Evan Ebel as the shooter who killed Colorado
prisons chief Tom Clements.
Nearly a year after his path crossed
that of Evan
Ebel and he was shot in the chest, shoulder and forehead,
Montague County, TX sheriff's deputy James Boyd, who has a
titanium metal plate in his head, has lost much of his sense
of smell, and his hearing is impaired (nearly absent in his
right ear), and his balance is only half what it used to be.
Fortunately, he is alive.
I hope this helps explain how much a little courtesy