End of a Familiar Phrase: "Do You Know Why I Pulled You Over?" Now Banned in California Traffic Stops
Get ready for a change in the soundtrack of California traffic stops. Starting January 1, 2024, the iconic question, "Do you know why I pulled you over?" will be off-limits for police officers during routine traffic stops. This marks a significant shift in police-public interaction, aiming to reduce potential bias and increase transparency in law enforcement practices.
Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 2773 into law earlier this year, bringing this change to fruition. The new law requires officers. . .