Badges, check! Wailing sirens, check! A gun and a flashlight, check! Uniform, check! These are just among the many common things that you can see on a police officer when you see them. However, would these be enough bases for you to consider they are legit. There have been several incidents of road misdemeanors and road assaults in Virginia that are believed to be caused by cops. When you hear this kind of news on TV and read on paper, it is very depressing. Cops, police, sheriff, or whatever fancy name you can call them are supposed to be your protectors.