So apart from being absolutely abhorrent to members of the LGBT community (and we mean human rights infringing abhorrent), it turns out it's not the best place to be a cop either, as this video shows.

The driver had been pulled over for a small traffic violation but had a series of significant past charges and tried to flee the scene. One cop decided to be overly patriotic and throw himself on the car bonnet. How that would stop him escaping we have no idea, but all we can think of is this.