Originally Posted by MarkofSeaLife
I guess the cops don't know nothing about racing.
Stupid of them.
The racer should take it to court.
The racer should take it into account
. If you race, the idea that you come in much closer quarter than most are comfortable with, should be well understood. It would typically take a bit of diplomacy and tact to undertstand that and defuse a situation, before it becomes an issue.
While these LEOs could be jackwads, all LEOs deal with aggressive "I hate LEO" personalities everyday. Easy job to become jaded before you've ever done anything.