Newsletter - community serviceshttps://flinttownshippolice.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=community servicesen-us2019-04-22T01:53:27.444187-05:00What To Do When Stopped By A Law Enforcement Officerhttps://flinttownshippolice.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=community services&newsletterid=45/27/2007 12:00:00 AM<H1>Why Do Police Stop People?</H1><P class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><FONT size=3>There are many different reasons why you might be stopped by the police. Whatever the reason, the officer needs your cooperation:<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></FONT></SPAN></P><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN-LEFT: 0.25in; TEXT-INDENT: -0.25in"><FONT size=3><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; FONT-FAMILY: Wingdings">q<SPAN style="FONT: 7pt 'Times New Roman'">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">The police may want to warn you about a potentially dangerous situation.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN-LEFT: 0.25in; TEXT-INDENT: -0.25in"><FONT size=3><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; FONT-FAMILY: Wingdings">q<SPAN style="FONT: 7pt 'Times New Roman'">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">You may have committed a traffic violation.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN-LEFT: 0.25in; TEXT-INDENT: -0.25in"><FONT size=3><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; FONT-FAMILY: Wingdings">q<SPAN style="FONT: 7pt 'Times New Roman'">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Your vehicle may match the description of one used in a criminal act.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN-LEFT: 0.25in; TEXT-INDENT: -0.25in"><FONT size=3><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; FONT-FAMILY: Wingdings">q<SPAN style="FONT: 7pt 'Times New Roman'">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">The officer might think you are in trouble and need help.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P><P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN-LEFT: 0.25in; TEXT-INDENT: -0.25in"><FONT size=3><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; FONT-FAMILY: Wingdings">q<SPAN style="FONT: 7pt 'Times New Roman'">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">You may have witnessed a crime.</SPAN> </FONT></P><P class=MsoBodyTextIndent>If you are stopped by the police while driving, you may feel confused, anxious or even angry.BE SAFE! Driving tips for teenshttps://flinttownshippolice.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=community services&newsletterid=312/10/2004 12:00:00 AM<LI class=MsoNormal style="mso-pagination: widow-orphan; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1; tab-stops: list .5in"><FONT face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Don't leave valuables like wallets, shoes, and leather jackets or sports equipment in your cars where they can be seen because they invite break-ins. </FONT><P></P><LI class=MsoNormal style="mso-pagination: widow-orphan; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1; tab-stops: list .5in"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><FONT face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Avoid making left hand turns across busy intersections that don't have turn signals.Flint Township Curfew Ordinancehttps://flinttownshippolice.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=community services&newsletterid=26/27/2003 12:00:00 AM<SPAN class=copy><SPAN class=copy>Studies show that children need between 8 and 10 hours of sleep each night, in order to get the most from their education. Kids today have more and more after school activities to participate in but they still need to be safe at home by a reasonable hour.