But when his case came up in court, the trooper who issued the citations wasn't there. Another trooper in attendance said that though he couldn't represent the agency, he would not object to dismissing the tickets, and the judge did just that.
McClellan walked out with no consequences, and even got handshakes from his fellow law enforcement officers
"If the FHP allows it to stand, what they're saying is the law does not apply to us, even if we kill people
," said Dennis Kenney, a professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York and a former Florida police officer.