Are they specific rules on how the police should pull over a car? For example, my car was pulled over on a highway by the ridgeland police force in MS. However, the car was positioned in a very dark area facing the upcoming cars. This was not a usual place where officers would park, since a took this route home every night and it was at the end of the month, which suggest collection of quotas.
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