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The Real Reason Cops Do These Strange Things

Originating Back in the 1960s

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The procedure originated during the 1960s during a time when the civil rights movement was in full swing and riots were taking to the streets. It was a dangerous time for officers, especially when they needed to enforce traffic violations. You never knew if a routine stop would take a turn for the worst.

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