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    Sirens legal to have installed in vehicle?

    Is it legal to have a siren installed on a vechicle but not to use it in florida?

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    Quote Originally Posted by truck31 View Post
    Is it legal to have a siren installed on a vechicle but not to use it in florida?
    Why would you go through the time & the expense of installing anything, much less a siren, you had no intention of using?
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    ...you're not a neighborhood watch 'captain', are you?

    Seriously, what is with people? I don't know whether it's illegal to have one installed (maybe- sometimes its prohibited if accessible to the driver under the 'vehicle alarm' section), but it wasn't a month ago we had someone else come in here and whine about getting ticketed up the wazoo for sounding his alarm for like a second... don't remember if he was testing it or his leg hit it.

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    In Texas, its not technically illegal to have one on your vehicle, as long as you don't activate it while on a public roadway. Here is the kicker, when I stop people who have such items (IE- alternating lights or similar, sirens or other police paraphernalia) given they are not a first responder of some type. They always get cited for what ever piss ant traffic offense they committed and for whatever else I can add on like failing to update their address on their DL. I also document the items and attach it to the person's information through our data base. If you want to be a cop then go become a cop. Oh and if you are a security guard and try to use that as your excuse, you will only piss me off more. You may see the rare instance when I arrest someone for a traffic violation (other than speeding or open container). There is no reason at all for a security guard to have police lights or a siren on his personal vehicle. Your not going to conduct traffic stops and you will not get in any pursuits. I can understand a security company providing a vehicle similar to police cars with such items to help deter criminal activity. I have a bad taste in my mouth for people who have such items on their vehicle and are not any type of first responders. The first thing I think of is some rapist trying to pull over women.
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