Give It Up For the Badass Woman Who Pulled a Cop Over for Speeding
This truly takes balls of steel.
Have you ever seen someone fly by at twice the speed limit and muttered, “I hope that douche gets pulled over”? One enterprising woman decided to take the law into her own hands and pull a speeder over herself — even though the guy she pulled over was a cop.
In the video shot outside of Miami, Claudia Castillo explains that she had been following a police officer since he blew past her traveling at speeds she estimates to be well over 80 mph. After signaling to the officer to pull over to the side of the rode, Castillo flipped on her phone camera for posterity, per CBS Miami:
“The reason why I pulled you over today… I just wanted to know, what’s the emergency,” asked Castillo.
“I don’t know how fast I was going. But I can tell you this, I’m on my way to work right now. I don’t believe I was speeding,” the officer replied as he stood at Castillo’s passenger-side window. ”
“I thought you had some kind of emergency, is everything fine,” he asked her, explaining why he stopped when she flagged him down.
“Everything’s fine,” she replied. “Just your speeding.”
The officer was apologetic, saying, “I’ll be sure to slow down then.”
We have to give a nod to this officer, who handled a somewhat humiliating incident fairly well. After initially denying the accusation, he appears to soften up when Castillo declines his offer of recording his name and badge number. Instead, she suggests that everyone should follow the rules, especially “leaders of the community.”
Props to Castillo, a loyal citizen with balls of steel. You go girl.
h/t CBS Miami