12-Year-Old Calls Out Illegally Parked Cop in Online Encore (Video)

Tuesday, 07 May 2013 02:15 PM

By Alexandra Ward

  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
An inquisitive 12-year-old who called out a Las Vegas cop for parking illegally and caught the whole thing on camera has reached Internet stardom for the second time.

The video, uploaded to YouTube in September, made the Internet rounds again this week after it was reposted to Reddit on Sunday.

In the clip, 12-year-old Jeremy questions a Las Vegas motorcycle cop who parked on the sidewalk while stopping for a beverage at a Terrible Herbst gas station.

Urgent: Is Obamacare Hurting Your Wallet? Vote in Poll

"Is there a reason for you to park on the sidewalk, is it like an emergency or anything?" Jeremy asks the officer. "Can I see you badge number?"

"Why?" the officer asks.

"Because I have the right to," the boy responds.

"What're you, a junior lawyer," the cop says, brushing Jeremy off. "No, I just want to see your badge number," Jeremy coolly replies.

The cop, with a jumbo-sized soda in hand, avoids Jeremy's request, revvs up his bike, and asks to see an ID. Since Jeremy is only a minor and doesn't have ID on him, the officer accuses the kid of loitering and drives away.

The video sparked a heated debate between those who felt the interrogation was justified and those who thought Jeremy was just being a brat.

"I don't care that he parked there, every job has its perks, but he did not need to be a jerk to that little boy," one person commented on the YouTube video.

ALERT: Government ‘Blunder’ Spawns Massive Profit Opportunity

"Parking on the sidewalk isn't a perk of the job," another wrote. "Cops have to obey the same laws, including when it comes to parking, that any other citizen does."

"This kid did nothing good but start trouble to try and look cool," someone else posted.

Related stories:

Woman Calls 911, Wants Divorce, Gets Police Citation Instead

Texas Cop Fired for Shooting at Suspect 41 Times in Deadly Chase

Afghan Police Officer Drugs, Kills 17 Colleagues  

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Copy Shortlink
Send me more news as it happens.
Get me on The Wire
Send me more news as it happens.
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

Lisa Bonet Tweet on Bill Cosby Rape Case Now Said to Be Hoax

Monday, 24 Nov 2014 10:07 AM

Lisa Bonet, who played eldest daughter Denise Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," said a tweet attributed to her that appeared . . .

Hagel Quits as Defense Secretary Under Pressure From Obama

Monday, 24 Nov 2014 09:52 AM

With President Barack Obama saying it was time for new leadership in the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is step . . .

Man Defends Girlfriend From Catcaller, Gets Stabbed 9 Times

Monday, 24 Nov 2014 09:33 AM

A man who was stabbed while defending his girlfriend after she was harassed by a catcaller on the streets of San Francis . . .

Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved