A state trooper in Arizona is about to become the most popular law enforcement officer in America.
At least, he’s about to become one of the best known after a no-nonsense encounter with hammer-carrying social justice warriors in search of nails — an encounter that shows firsthand the crap police have to put up with in post-Obama America.
The officer, who identified himself as Sgt. Dave Ernst of the State Gang Task Force, is seen on video speaking with a protester who apparently approached a state trooper during a traffic stop.
In a calm, rational manner, Sgt. Ernst informed the young woman recording him that it is not legal for her to interfere with an officer doing his job, warning her if she does it again that he would arrest her.
Person: "That individual is being racially profiled for being brown."
Police Officer: "Wow, you are about as ignorant as I've ever met. Oh my God, go do something else. Go have fun. It's Friday night, man. Don't be such an idiot. Put that on your website." pic.twitter.com/nuyeSTUvVj
— Caleb Hull (@CalebJHull) April 22, 2019
“You can stand back and record as much as you want to, but if you interfere with a traffic stop again, I’m going to arrest you for interfering,” he said. “Do you understand that?”
“Don’t ever interfere when one of my guys is on a traffic stop,” Ernst continued, as he took care to clearly identify himself for the record.
“This is your last warning — if you ever walk up on one of my guys during a traffic stop I will place you under arrest,” he told the protester.
His straightforward, no-nonsense mannerism is arresting in itself, and the woman had little to say.
With Ernst walked away, she asked another officer standing with her if she was being detained, even though Ernst clearly said, “You are free to go.”
The officer told her she was not being detained and the woman asked if the person pulled over on a traffic stop was being detained.
Catching the sergeant’s attention, he turned to tell her, “That’s none of your business. None of your business.”
But the woman disagreed, prompting Ernst to ask her to explain how the stop was her business.
“Because I am a human being,” the nitwit replied.
Again, the exceptionally patient Ernst informed her that she had “no interest in that traffic stop whatsoever. It’s none of your business.”
“There is a lot of racial profiling going on in this town,” she countered.
“Oh, shut up with that crap,” Ernst replied, his patience exhausted with the liberal zealot.
As he walked away, another social justice hero chimes in to say the driver was being racially profiled.
“For what,” asked Ernst.
“For being brown,” the young man replied.
And that was the moment Arizona State Trooper Sgt. Dave Ernst won “Officer of the Year.”
“For being brown,” he said, mockingly repeating the idiot’s words. “Wow, you are about as ignorant as I’ve ever met. My goodness.”
The male protester continues to spew his liberal propaganda, but Ernst had turned and walked away.
“Oh my god,” the state trooper turned to say. “Go do something else. Go have fun. It’s Friday night, man. Don’t be such an idiot.”
For good measure, Ernst added, “Put that on your website.”
The reaction on social media was just as entertaining as the video itself, here’s a small sampling of responses from Twitter:
This guy is awsome lol
— Scott (@Scotth0906) April 22, 2019
These video warriors OMG. Good on the Sergeant
— james sutphen (@sric30) April 23, 2019
If this is the full video, the woman and her partener posted w/o context apprently hoping to prove their point.
Instead it’s a great example of a senior officer handling an unexpected event right in the middle of an arrest with professionalism and humor
— Bill Rodgers (@brodgers01) April 22, 2019
Sergeant Dave Ernst, thank you. pic.twitter.com/utpjxAmo0o
— SmilingAssassin27 (@RJCHVZ) April 22, 2019
Kudos to that Trooper. Handled it fairly and communicated well. Idk about all of you, but I am so sick of these “look at me and my videos” wannabes on social media pic.twitter.com/z98VHj9tcV
— Reality Beaker (@RealityBeaker) April 22, 2019
This Officer handled this situation extremely well. The absolute crap they have to put up with is beyond a joke.
— Rubik’s Cube (@RubiksCube6287) April 22, 2019
That is how Police should treat those idiots EVERY F’N TIME! (Don’t you love the indignation in that little girls voice…i.e. “my daddy said I can do whatever I want, how dare you talk to me that way…I’m a princess you know”…)
— Tim M. (@TimMaassen) April 22, 2019
This man deserves a raise. Even told them his name and exact job. Told them to post it. Confident, knew he did nothing wrong. Great example of a model cop.
— Nick DeMaio (@nickdemaio_04) April 23, 2019
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