The driver a real bar steward, gets out of his car and striding to the officer, demands to know why he is being harassed!
The officer calmly tells him of the red light violation.
The motorist goes on a tirade, questioning the officer's ancestry, sexual orientation, etc., in explicit offensive terms.
This continues without the officer saying a dickybird, while he finishes writing the ticket. He then puts an "AH" in the lower right corner of the narrative portion of the ticket and hands it to The 'violator' to sign.
The bloke signs the ticket angrily, and then points to the "AH" and demands to know what it stands for.
The officer says, "That's so when we go to court, I'll remember that you're
Two months later they're in court. The 'violator' has a bad driving record
with heaps of demerits so being in danger of losing his license he hired a lawyer to represent him.
On the stand the officer testifies about seeing the man go through the red light. Under cross examination the defence attorney asks; "Officer is this a
reasonable facsimile of the ticket that you issued to my client?"
Officer responds, "Yes, sir, that is the defendant's copy, It has his signature and mine, and bears same number at the top."
Lawyer: "Officer, is there any particular marking or notation on this ticket
you don't normally make?"
"Yes, sir, in the lower right corner of the narrative is an "AH," Underlined."
"What does the "AH" stand for, officer?"
"Aggressive and hostile, Sir."
"Aggressive and hostile?"
"Officer, are you sure it doesn't stand for arsehole?"
“Well, sir, you know your client better than I do.”
~~~~ How often can one get an attorney to convict his own client~~~~