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Two California Highway Patrol Officers were conducting speeding enforcement on I-15, just north of the Marine Corps Air Station at Miramar. One of the officers was using a hand held radar device to check speeding vehicles approaching the crest of a hill. The officers were suddenly surprised when the radar gun began reading 300 miles per hour. The officer attempted to reset the radar gun, but it would not reset and then turned off.

Just then a deafening roar over the treetops revealed that the radar had in fact locked on to a USMC F/A-18 Hornet which was engaged in a low flying exercise near the location.

Back at the CHP Headquarters the Patrol Captain fired off a complaint to the USMC Base Commander. The reply came back in true USMC style:

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Thank you for your letter. We can now complete the file on this incident.

You may be interested to know that the tactical computer in the Hornet had detected the presence of, and subsequently locked on to your hostile radar equipment and automatically sent a jamming signal back to it, which is why it shut down.

Furthermore, an Air-to-Ground missile aboard the fully armed aircraft had also automatically locked on to your equipment location.

Fortunately, the Marine Pilot flying the Hornet recognized the situation for what it was, quickly responded to the missile system alert status and was able to override the automated defense system before the missile was launched to destroy the hostile radar position.

The pilot also suggests you cover your mouths when cussing at them, since the video systems on these jets are very sensitive.

Sergeant Johnson, the officer holding the radar gun, should get his dentist to check his left rear molar. It appears the filling is loose. Also, the snap is broken on his holster.

Thank you for your concern.

Semper Fi
 

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thats pretty good. i seen a lot of cops out today. and on our trip to Ottawa on Sunday someone was getting a ticket, and on our way home today someone was also getting a ticket Lol, it was pretty funny.
 

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They are busy out my way. Random speed checks with radar, via their marked patrolcars. But the most common and predominant, speed monitoring is done with unmarked cars. They are using vans periodically. It is mostly being done, with unmarked station wagons and cars. The main give away, seems to be the way they are parked. Also the appearance of their cars.

The unmarked speed radar government cars, are allways immaculately clean. That flash light is mounted on front of car grill, and is activated when a photo is taken. From a distance, i observe the driver and how he sits in the car. BINGO! Theres one of them!. :lol: It appears to be Holdens, Fords, Toyotas and sometimes vans. But they allways use different models and colours, for the station wagons and sedans. :lol:
 

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Sneaky down under aren't they? :yes:
 

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the coolest cop car i seen was in Windsor Ont, my buddy and i were stopped at a red light and a sweet camaro with nice chrome rims and rubber, gorgeous blue paint job and blacked out windows pulls up beside us. the light turned green and we drove away from the light he went faster then me. there was a big antenna on the damn truck, and you could make out the outline of the lights in the back window.. we were both just amazed. if there was no antenna that would have been the stealthiest cop car in town!!
 
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