It’s never fun to get pulled over, whether you’re really up to no good or not. For many of us, the moment we see flashing lights in our rearview mirror, our hearts begin to race, and we quickly begin to panic about what will happen next.
When the police pulled over the unassuming Virginian Chy-Niece Thacker on her way to a crucial job interview, she immediately went into panic mode.
Chy-Niece was rendered dumbfounded by the officer’s actions after asking her to open her trunk.
In September 2017, it was a gorgeous fall day, and Chy-Niece Thacker was excited for a job interview she had that morning.
She would have other nerve-wracking one-on-one meetings that morning, it turns out, besides this job interview.
After finishing her morning preparations, Chy-Niece hopped in her car and drove to the interview. She had no idea how drastically her morning would change in the end.
Chy-Niece suddenly noticed red and blue disco lights flashing behind her as she peered in the rearview mirror. Despite her conviction that she was not speeding or acting improperly, her heart started to beat quickly.
In an effort to address the issue as soon as possible, she cautiously parked her car on the side of the road.
“So, this just happened. Later that day, Chy-Niece wrote on her Facebook page, “I’m on my way to go to my interview this morning when I got pulled over. What a difficult way to start the day!
Can you picture Chy-emotions Niece’s at that moment? She was on her way to an interview, so getting pulled over isn’t just a little annoying.
Although Chy-Niece was aware that she should just maintain her composure, she couldn’t help but feel a bit anxious as she waited for the police.
When the officer approached Chy-window, Niece’s she was just beginning to look for her driver’s license, insurance, and registration when he uttered something she never anticipated hearing.
The officer told Chy-Niece not to worry about pulling anything out.
Chy-Niece was in disbelief at what was happening. She was anxious about missing her interview and was now perplexed as to why she had even been stopped in the first place.
I simply want you to know that your brake lights are out,” the officer added after concluding his statement, “Don’t worry about pulling anything out.”
It seems that the sympathetic officer merely wanted to make sure she was aware of what was wrong with her vehicle and that she would get it corrected right away for the protection of herself and other road users.
But he had no idea that this subject was really delicate for this unassuming guy.
Chy-Niece wrote in her article, “I’m immediately annoyed because I just had my brake lights updated like last month.” But even that wasn’t the most annoying aspect of the circumstance.
Chy-Niece was as angry about the whole incident as she was relieved that she wouldn’t be receiving a citation because her brake lights shouldn’t have been a problem in the first place. And without a job, dealing with bills like this just seems to get more burdensome.
Chy-frustration Niece’s extended beyond just her lights not working. It turns out that the car shop that purportedly “fixed” her lights was also initially irrational with her.
According to Chy-Facebook Niece’s post, “I explained to him how Firestone wants to charge me $600 merely to do a test on the wiring of the car.”
The officer, who was completely perplexed by the entire situation, instantly gave her instructions that she never would have thought to follow.
As soon as he switched from being a police officer to a mechanic, the man in blue requested her to “open the trunk” of her car so that he could inspect the brake lights for himself.
Fortunately, Officer Jenkins was pleased to assist Chy-Niece with her brake light problem, especially because she had just paid to have it serviced.
Officer Jenkins actually said to Chy-Niece, “I worry more about your safety than handing you a ticket,” according to Chy-Niece. She went on to say how reassuring it was to know that he genuinely cared about her and was ready to assist.
I simply thought, “He’s an angel, he’s such a blessing,” Chy-Niece shown emotion.
It would be an understatement to say that Officer Jenkins had brightened Chy-day. Niece’s In addition to warning her about her brake lights and not writing her up for it, he demonstrated compassion and concern by making an effort to assist her in resolving the situation.