Why did the officer “sneak up” on the side of my car?
Police officers are trained to minimize their exposure to traffic to keep from getting hit by passing vehicles. Also, officers don’t know who you are; you may be a wanted felon. The officer is just being cautious and trying to assess the stop. Once the officer feels that there is little danger, he/she will show himself/herself.

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1. I was only stopped for a minor offense, why did two or three other police officers show up?
2. Why did the officer “sneak up” on the side of my car?
3. Why do officers stay in their car so long? What are they doing?
4. The Police Officer wrote me a ticket and I feel that I didn’t deserve it. What should I do?
5. What if a police officer stops you in your vehicle?
6. What to do if a police officer comes to your house?
7. Why do police stop people?
8. Why would a police officer want to question you?
9. What if you are stopped by police on the street?