I'm being pulled over by the police. What do I do now?
If a police officer turns on his/her red lights behind you, you are being pulled over. Immediately pull to the right curb and stop. The officer may direct you via his loud speaker, to pull into a parking lot or other safe location. The officer will make contact with you at your vehicle. Do not exit your vehicle. Keep your hands in plain sight (on the steering wheel is a great place) and do not make any quick movements or reach for anything under the seats, in the glove box or anywhere else without first letting the officer know what you are doing.

The officer will advise you why you are being stopped. He will also ask for your driver's license, registration, and proof of current vehicle insurance. You are required by law to provide all 3 of these documents.

You will either be warned on the violation you committed, or be issued a traffic citation. If a citation is issued, you are required to sign the citation. This is not an admission of guilt, but only your promise to appear in court on a later date. If you refuse to sign the citation, you will be arrested and booked into jail (40302(b)CVC).

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1. Where is the Fountain Valley Police Department located?
2. I'm being pulled over by the police. What do I do now?
3. I collect police patches. Does FVPD trade or send out patches?
4. What are your hours and how can I contact you?
5. Where can I find out if we need a permit for our home alarm?
6. I need 2 signed, stamped, and sealed original police reports/background check/letters of good conduct. How do I obtain these forms? What are the fees? How long would it take?
7. Who do I need to contact to have an extra-patrol request for juveniles drinking alcohol in a neighborhood street?
8. How do I join Police Explorers?
9. How can I join the police department?
10. Can I view police reports online?
11. I need to be fingerprinted for pre-employment screening. Do you do fingerprinting?
12. I was wondering if there is any information on impounded cars for sale/auction. I've seen so many false adds I was wondering if you have any information?
13. When are bicycle licenses issued?
14. I would like to find out crime history for a specific house address. What department should I go to for information?
15. How do I pay my parking ticket?
16. How do I get involved in Neighborhood Watch?