The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office hit up social media to show video of a woman saying "No wonder you people get shot" to a deputy who had pulled her over for speeding. The video, which PBSO posted on its Facebook and Twitter accounts, shows a
"Keeping kids safe is a top priority," PBSO wrote on Twitter to accompany the video. "WATCH the reaction when we cited this woman going 51 MPH in a School Zone."
The woman, identified only as a 62-year-old, was apparently doing 51 in a 20 mph school zone. When the officer hands her a $600 ticket, she says, "No wonder you people get shot."
"Ma'am, ma'am," the officer tells the woman.
"What?" the angry woman says.
"You are being cited for speeding. This explains what your options are. Drive safe."
"You know what?" the woman then says. "No wonder you people get shot. You're absolute assholes."
"You're welcome," the woman says. "Have a nice
"This is a deputy trying to make sure that children are safe and don't get killed in a school zone," Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw told the media Thursday. "He was doing his job. And I think it's totally unacceptable for somebody to talk to a deputy or any law enforcement officer like
This is the second time in the past couple of months that PBSO makes news from calling people out via its social media. In July, PBSO sent out a tweet that went viral after it replied to someone who tweeted out that they wanted to buy weed.
The tweet was met with some derision, as it was obvious that whoever was running the PBSO Twitter account had searched "weed."
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Keeping kids safe is a top priority. WATCH the reaction when we cited this woman going 51 MPH in a School Zone. https://t.co/8usZfu8lrS— PBSO (@PBCountySheriff) September 9, 2015
Same sheriff's office that keyword searched "weed" in a local search & tweeted a person. Attention whores @PBCountySheriff— big man ting (@tommy_aether) September 9, 2015
Just got pulled over and given a ticket, both officers were respectul and polite. Cant be mad, they were doing their jobs! @PBCountySheriff— Domenic Z (@DomZenga) September 10, 2015