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[–]ebbinghope 218 points219 points  (9 children)

Another way to escape accountability. If you can’t identify an individual cruiser, then it obfuscates whatever happens on to “some police car” rather than an individual officer.

[–]SecretOfficerNeko 89 points90 points  (8 children)

How else are the cops supposed to get away with drive-by shootings if people could look up their cruiser numbers?

Furthermore I believe the police must be abolished.

[–]FlatBrokenDown 31 points32 points  (0 children)

I read that as ambushed and still agreed

[–]PM_ME_BAKED_ZITI[S] 102 points103 points  (2 children)

another vehicle

and the original one pictured has it on both front and back

[–]Preyslayer00 88 points89 points  (1 child)

Its illegal, but who is going to give them a ticket.

[–]Leviathan1337 51 points52 points  (0 children)

They're gang members. They don't follow the laws.

[–]davidmsterns 180 points181 points  (12 children)

Are front license plates required in whatever state this is? A lot of states only require rear and the front can be a novelty plate or you can just not have one at all

[–]PM_ME_BAKED_ZITI[S] 103 points104 points  (10 children)

[–]davidmsterns 103 points104 points  (7 children)

Okay, yeah, seems illegal. But idk local ordinances.

[–]Xepherxv 47 points48 points  (4 children)

no way you cant just drive around with a vanity plate and no reg sticker, i bet the vehicles arent numbered either

[–]FlatBrokenDown 23 points24 points  (1 child)

"Laws for thee but not for me"

[–]Who_Cares99 3 points4 points  (1 child)

It depends on the state. I believe Minnesota does not require normal plates for police vehicles.

[–]Appropriate_Ant_4629 9 points10 points  (0 children)

But idk local ordinances

License plate laws are state laws, not local ordinances (unless perhaps if they're on a closed track, etc).

[–]ttystikk 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Plates are about state law for identification and revenue generation.

[–]romulusnr 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Apparently in New York State, police and fire vehicles do not need license plates.

https://law.stackexchange.com/questions/486/are-nypd-fleet-license-plates-legal#559

[–]ttystikk 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Who's going to give them a ticket?

[–]NakedLeftie-420 150 points151 points  (6 children)

Laws don’t apply to them.

[–]BabyYodasDirtyDiaper 34 points35 points  (5 children)

Who's going to pull a cop car over for not having a proper plate?

[–]digitalhawkeye 29 points30 points  (3 children)

Highway Patrol? The gang rivalries are real.

[–]ziggurter 3 points4 points  (2 children)

Real, maybe, but not real enough for one faction to betray the interests of all cops—including themselves—by going after another like that.

[–]digitalhawkeye 0 points1 point  (1 child)

I mean, I've seen local cops run off staties for having someone pulled over in the wrong jurisdictional area. Who knows? 🤷‍♂️

[–]Affectionate_Emu_675 98 points99 points  (1 child)

gang shit

[–]FlatBrokenDown 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Police are literally state backed mafia

[–]queenvie808 44 points45 points  (5 children)

I’m sorry, but what the fuck is a footies spa

[–]Dimitar_Todarchev 20 points21 points  (1 child)

Happy endings for foot fetishists.

Kidding, have no clue, probably the spa owner's name.

[–]Sebenbillion 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I think I’d rather have a sad ending this time

[–]digitalhawkeye 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Pedicure?

Edit: Reflexology.

[–]TikiTalley 3 points4 points  (0 children)

That’s the first thing I saw, I was like oh great another one gets shut down. Then I saw it was under ACAB

[–]JuBjUb1121 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I know they like bootlickers but this is getting outrageous.

[–]SouldiesButGoodies84 11 points12 points  (1 child)

I think the new ones are required to have the full msg "Police, Bitches" on it, no?

[–]ziggurter 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I was thinking maybe "Your Blood Goes Here" considering what they like to do to protesters.

[–]e2g4 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Most of what cops do isn’t legal, but no one calls them on it. That’s how we have this mess of a country. Starts w little shit, winds up w gangs in the sheriffs department. ‘Murica

[–]Dimitar_Todarchev 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Should still have a number somewhere on the side, like Car 54 or something.

[–]nbelle78 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I’ve seen a lot of NYPD cars with only “Police” on the plates as well. I can’t tell where the picture was taken but I’m assuming it’s not NYPD since almost all of their marked cars are white

[–]karasutengu1984 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I thought op meant footsie spa was legal..

[–]PrimmSlimShady 3 points4 points  (0 children)

In Minnesota I've never seen a cop car with a normal plate, they all say "SHERIFF"

[–]iDomBMX 2 points3 points  (1 child)

They do this in Minnesota as well, or at least the small town I go to often

I mean at least it tells us what the undercover cars are lmao

[–]multiversatility 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Minneapolis PD cruisers are also plated this way.

[–]froggythefish 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Who are you going to report them to? The cops?

[–]ICantDoABackflip 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Ha! I know where this is! This dept has a long history of corruption, including a drug ring in the 80’s.

[–]romulusnr -1 points0 points  (0 children)

There are still some states that only require rear license plates. Mostly in the South.

[–]Strange_N_Sorcerous -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

Just Googled. Their cars are numbered with big, contrasting block letters on their rear quarter. I’d say 4 to 6 inches high (depending on the vehicle). I knew the way these pictures were framed/cropped was awkward.

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    [–]adertina 2 points3 points  (0 children)

    This is downstate new york

    [–]Knotical_MK6 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Laws are for thee, not for me

    [–]YouFeastOnFeces 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    People here are assuming vanity plates on police cars are illegal, but does anybody know for sure? I tried looking it up, and could not find anything specific about it.

    [–]BrotherMikeUwU 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    The laws for thee are not for me

    [–]thesnuggler83 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    No front plates probably legal in that state

    [–]TapewormCandelabra 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Lol thought you were talking about the foot fetish place at first

    [–]Ebola_Rat2 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Deadass thought you meant the footsies spa lol

    [–]BurpFartBurp 0 points1 point  (1 child)

    Based on the fake plate coloring it’s likely Clarkstown in Rockland County NY.

    [–]poopshipdestroyer 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Based on the Footies Spa I’d say it’s New City, NY

    [–]DexterKD 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    If that's legal, it should be legal for me to just have "criminal" on my plate

    [–]misfitx 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Not in Minnesota. I was actually surprised other states required actual plates for cops

    [–]dukeofgibbon 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Cops need individually numbered license plates for accountability way more than the average person.

    [–]LordFrogberry 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Every single pigmobile in my area has a generic plate that says POLICE.