Police threatens to give motorcyclist a ticket for honking

Dramatic footage from the Newsflare archive of a motorcyclist engaging in a fiery road rage exchange with a police officer.
The video, captured in Denver in June 2016, shows the argument between the two at an intersection.
The incident begins when the filmer - wearing a helmet cam - honks his horn at the motorist ahead of him, and complains that the driver is on his phone.
An officer then gets out of the vehicle and confronts the filmer about engaging in "road rage", also claiming that he was "acting like a hot dog" by driving recklessly.
The two then continue the argument for more than five minutes, with the officer repeatedly threatening to give the man a ticket.
Writing online after the incident, the filmer said: "I love the police. I respect what they do, but the badge doesn't make them more capable behind the wheel."
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  • Sorry but the motorcyclist is in the wrong here. Has nothing to do with Cop vs. Biker. Or even the phone. Has everything to do with courtesy. He honked because he was annoyed the person in front of him wasn't moving fast enough for his schedule. If he sat there for 10 seconds and passed up a bunch of opportunities to turn then yeah I would give him a beep. But no. This guy honked while a big freaking truck was right in front of his car. Maybe not road rage. More like road annoyance.

    Sara CoulsonSara CoulsonAylar önce
  • If he was black he’d be dead no cap

    Chipotle FanaticChipotle FanaticAylar önce
  • Bootlickers are the ones responsible for this kind of behaviour from cops. It's like bad parents with spoiled kids.

    Oberyn MartellOberyn MartellAylar önce
  • That's why there called PIG'S

    Jay ManJay ManAylar önce
  • Let him show your video. If he was on his phone he should have pulled over! The officer is a loud mouth.

    Linda BunceLinda BunceAylar önce
  • That cop needs to chill he should've pulled over and quit being selfish cause they're supposed to lead by example

    Eric LarsonEric LarsonAylar önce
  • Yeah I bet he shit a brick when he saw a police officer get out of the vehicle. Lol!

    Nikki NicoleNikki NicoleAylar önce
  • The officer should have a Bluetooth or hands free. If it was something for the job, he should be on the right side, not stopping in the traffic. He keeps saying job related, job related.... but he wasn't right. If I'm a cop, I'm allowed to stop in the middle of the road just because I receive a call from office, or because I wish to stop wherever I want to stop? Yell louder to distract attention from my mistake. Road rage he said. What about abuse trough his function? He should apologize to the biker. If it wasn't for that camera, probably the biker would have been arrested. Really sad, that nowadays we are not able to take responsibilities for our actions.

    Alin CocosAlin CocosAylar önce
  • To be fair the motorcyclist needs to relax with the horn or he is gonna get interactions like this.. Don’t apologize after honking bruh it’s bitch made

    Rah SpillzRah SpillzAylar önce
  • Officer no matter who you are you need to get off the road then make your phone call Nobody should be on a phone and driving ! You need to go back to driver ed classes

    Linda FogelLinda FogelAylar önce
  • Why do manufacturers install a horn on vehicles?

    David WillisDavid WillisAylar önce
  • 2:30 in other folks have Rd rage as well. This cop is gonna be writing a lot of tickets!

    David WillisDavid WillisAylar önce
  • Since when did cops start using cell phones to communicate to dispatch?

    JohnnyAquaholicJohnnyAquaholicAylar önce
    • Maybe the dispatch operator was his wife, so do the math 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 And she was at work in same shift with him.

      Alin CocosAlin CocosAylar önce
  • Enjoy your motorcycle bro. Horn cost you your time.

    Gil MarkGil MarkAylar önce
    • Lol fax.. Gud for him

      Rah SpillzRah SpillzAylar önce
  • That cop is not fair! /:(

    Annabelle KnappAnnabelle KnappAylar önce
  • So police are allowed to be on there phone when driving!!! Disgusting 🤬🤬

    Anthony BinghamAnthony BinghamAylar önce
    • No it's just that he was

      nerdgamer 75468nerdgamer 75468Aylar önce
  • Cop was wrong. It was not an intersection it was a yield. If the officer could not talk (questioning if it was even a work related call) and drive he should have pulled off. Impeding the flow of traffic is safety related and the use of a horn is specifically intended for such purposes! Cop should be reprimanded and sent to anger mgmt.

    Karen JohnstonKaren JohnstonAylar önce
  • LOL. You were such a big tough guy laying on the horn then when you find out it’s a policeman you turn into a whimpering little baby. Then after the policeman leaves you get brave and fake a laugh. What a joke you are.

    Don CrapDon CrapAylar önce
  • Cop or no cop he shouldn't be on the phone. That's what hands free systems are for..

    Ding DongDing DongAylar önce
  • I hope you got his name and reported him.

    holly sorondoholly sorondoAylar önce
  • Lmao, that cop has major road rage. It’s not ok for a cop to be on the phone like that or to hold up traffic. I wish you had gotten a ticket. He would have gotten egg on his face when you went to court.

    holly sorondoholly sorondoAylar önce
  • That motorcyclist was totally in the right. This is abuse of power!

    ProudManChildProudManChildAylar önce
  • I would of asked for his supervisor

    redneck crazy billyredneck crazy billyAylar önce
  • 🙄

    Massey ForbusinessMassey ForbusinessAylar önce
  • I love the biker’s sarcasm.

    H JonesH JonesAylar önce
  • I hated people like the biker ,they do not have any consideration with other drivers They like honk any times they like it , doesn't he see there still vehicles moving in the crossroads

    Penegak Keadilan Pembasmi KejahatanPenegak Keadilan Pembasmi KejahatanAylar önce
  • All that cop wanted was to win an argument.. Well done lettin him "do" that :D

    Wad MenishWad MenishAylar önce
  • Can you imagine if this punk policeman was NOT in uniform?! Do you think he would do such a thing and do you think the motorcycle guy would put up with it had it NOT been an pig?!

    BE STILL.BE STILL.Aylar önce
    • At the same time if he knew that it was a cop would he have done the same thing

      Rah SpillzRah SpillzAylar önce
  • And they wonder why they get shot🙄.

    S. RobertsS. RobertsAylar önce
  • Power trip

    MustytaintMustytaintAylar önce
  • Eventhought he is a cop, can not use phone when driving, should be you the horn , get him go away!!

  • Police related call, but he can get out of the car, stop traffic and argue for 5 minutes. Must have been important police work.

    Sexy OffenderSexy OffenderAylar önce
  • Damn cop has backed up more traffic by 3 miles....! Idiot....! Needs to write himself a ticket for being a Idiot....!

    Chuck ReidChuck ReidAylar önce
  • Motorcycle guy....passive aggresive....deserves the ticket.

    mark lundquistmark lundquistAylar önce
  • Oh My God get a grip

    r. g.r. g.Aylar önce
  • That cop is a jerk.

    Crowe RainsCrowe RainsAylar önce
  • Да скажите же в чем там дело?👀👀👀

    Child SunChild SunAylar önce
  • Hot dog lol

    Crystalpal1978Crystalpal1978Aylar önce
    • Hhaahh Jesus Christ

      nerdgamer 75468nerdgamer 75468Aylar önce
  • Reminds me of Cartman when he yells, 'respect my authority.'

    teachgoldteachgoldAylar önce
  • I would have asked him to ticket me, argued in in court AND filed a complaint with the Police Department. Remember, always ask for their badge numbers before further engaging in a discussion. Or he could have asked for a supervisor and presented the recording to him. The officer was clearly out of line.

    Ambrose BierceAmbrose BierceAylar önce
    • I would do so right now. He has the plate number, it should be enough to find out who is this guy.

      pablouvedoblepablouvedobleAylar önce
  • Gotta say, I agree with the cop here. He is sometimes required to be on his phone, and there was traffic coming anyway. This biker just wanted attention.

    Mitchell DiazMitchell DiazAylar önce
    • You're right! However that doesn't give him the right to act entitled or to be abrasive or confrontational in this situation. The cops a asshole. Maybe he hasn't got any whoopee in awhile. His frustration is building LOL

      colleen parsonscolleen parsonsAylar önce
  • No piggy no! That’s a bad piggy!

    RobustusRobustusAylar önce
  • he's lucky he didn't get shot

    Grumpy CatGrumpy CatAylar önce
  • He'd almost shit his pants...lol

    Daniel BastosDaniel BastosAylar önce
  • Typical controlling, non-listening, testosterone laden p.o.s. piglet. But, hey, motorcycle rider, they're everywhere!

    B TaylorB TaylorAylar önce
  • How is someone behind an unmarked car supposed to know that it's a cop and that he's making a police-related call? Also, no, "honking" isn't really "road rage", unless it escalates. What state is it in?

    ImperviousImperviousAylar önce
    • Impervious The cop said that in Colorado, honking is considered road rage. He also escalated the situation. He seems to lack emotional control, taking it so personally and screaming, like he thinks that if he is around, people will automatically act right, but no, sometimes you have to do your job... do it without yelling, though! Geez, guy! You will look more dignified and professional, instead of like a toddler playing dress-up in that uniform.

      B TaylorB TaylorAylar önce
  • Where are all you American patriots to battle the tyrants

    Black CherubimBlack CherubimAylar önce
  • I'm not in the USA. Laws in vary from country to country. So a simple question: Is it lawful for a person to be using their cellphone (specifically holding it in their hand) while in charge of a vehicle. If yes, then the biker should leave it be. Not his job. If it's unlawful, this cop just made his own life worse.

    Alex FAlex FAylar önce
  • News of the day. Honking your horn is illegal and considered an act of Rage, and if honking at a person of a diff skin tone, it's considered a hate horn.

    ] Mantis-Mike [] Mantis-Mike [Aylar önce
  • 👍👍👍👍👍👍

    مصر صيادين مصرمصر صيادين مصرAylar önce
  • In the UK that's 6 points on your license and a massive fine. He clearly doesn't like being caught out. Put a complaint in. They can then check his phone and his phone records, and he's bang to rights.

    NickleNickleAylar önce
  • Lmao road rage

    Cuemessiah OrtegaCuemessiah OrtegaAylar önce
  • Lol

    Hensity MCHensity MCAylar önce
  • What a jackass

    n00blitn00blitAylar önce
  • He keeps trying to be right

    Art IDubbArt IDubbAylar önce
  • LOL Biker guy is about to cry

    Derail07Derail07Aylar önce
  • Typical douchbag biker. Video shows biker weaving when there are no potholes or cracks in the road. Colorado horn law (google it) does not allow horn use to "tell someone to get off their phone". Colorado court precedent allows charging illegal horn usage with road rage. Idiot biker was lucky to get off with a warning. Maybe next time he will know when to keep his mouth shut.

    Pat RainfordPat RainfordAylar önce
  • If you were standing up on your motorcycle and I did in fact see you weaving back-and-forth and acting like a jackass then you’re just as guilty of stupidity is that cop is. My opinion about police officers in general is not a good opinion and my opinion of motorcyclists showing off and doing stupid things in general is not a good opinion. You didn’t deny doing those things I heard him accuse you of.

    YTYTAylar önce
  • You should complain to his supervisor

    xfire7xfire7Aylar önce

    Owen SheridanOwen SheridanAylar önce
    • I agree he has the Road Rage answer this Why would anyone want that job ?

      Linda FogelLinda FogelAylar önce

      Perpetually AnnoyedPerpetually AnnoyedAylar önce
  • That cop needs an attitude adjustment

    The Outdoor DudeThe Outdoor DudeAylar önce
  • Pig. I'm surprised he argued with him and didn't just arrest or shoot him. Oh and this video is old news.

    Formidable FoeFormidable FoeAylar önce
  • The road is not cleared when he honk (0:18). Also, he has not waited long. Be patient, specially when you are on the bike.

    MHMHAylar önce
  • I'll keep saying this again and again and again.......... This is why I hate police because they are the most harassing and terrorist kind of people that never leave your ass or asses alone. Thank God I want to become the new mayor of my own citys Because I can do whatever I want them to do

    Anthony Kramer Jr.Anthony Kramer Jr.Aylar önce
  • I wonder if the outcome would have changed if the biker didn’t have a camera on.

    JulianJulianAylar önce
  • I’m a biker in the UK. I hate seeing drivers on their phone..miles away distracted..They get my horn too!

    96BxelA96BxelAAylar önce
  • What a stupid police man

    Raja ImranRaja ImranAylar önce
  • i have a badge and a gun.. so i have thr right to impede traffic or to do anything i want... eeeww...

    watch morewatch moreAylar önce
  • That high tone voice of the driver saved him from a ticket. Funny how easy people are obeying to the force.

    Володимир КогутВолодимир КогутAylar önce
  • Id be requesting his cell phone statement. He probably wasn't talking police work.

    colleen parsonscolleen parsonsAylar önce
Police threatens to give motorcyclist a ticket for honking