Let's be honest, no one enjoys being pulled over or confronted by law enforcement. It can be an uncomfortable and stressful scenario for civilians and cops alike, and that's why attitude can play such a significant role in the outcome.

For some, attitude can be the difference between a friendly warning, whereas for others, it can mean spending a night in jail. There are those who would argue that the attitude a cop gives you is the attitude they themselves deserve in return. While that's certainly one way to look at it, we strongly insist it's not the best way.

But just for the hell of it, let's say you're confronted by Officer Unfriendly. They're the quintessential stereotype of a rotten cop, and because of this, you decide to flip him the ole bird. What does the law have to say about giving the Blue the one-finger salute?

In short, Idaho answers to the supreme law of the land on this one. And according to the United States Constitution, a citizen's ability to flip-off a cop or even curse them out, is protected by the First Amendment. But just because the First Amendment allows for it, that doesn't mean a cop can't arrest you for it.

Generally speaking, FindLaw says a crazy little thing called "disorderly conduct" offers police officers "broad discretion to decide what is and is not disorderly."

If the manner in which you flip-off Officer Unfriendly suggests or indicates an intent to disrupt the peace or resist arrest, a cop has the authority to arrest you under the umbrella of disorderly conduct.

Bottom line: yes, it's legal to give a cop the finger, but anyone with an ounce of sense or respect for Rule of Law would never do it.

🚨 Can You Get Arrested for Driving Shoeless in Idaho?

🚘BOISE, Idaho. Logic and about 20 years of experience behind the wheel tells us driving sans footwear is a pretty risky, even reckless idea. But does that mean it's illegal?

Scroll on for a quick peek at Idaho's stance on the issue!

Gallery Credit: Ryan Valenzuela

Horses Need Turn Signals: 7 of Idaho's Strangest Traffic Laws

If you're new to Idaho, welcome!

Before you buckle up and hit the road, make sure you're aware of the Gem State's strangest road rules! From school bus concerns to how to handle horses in traffic, scroll for a list of helpful things to know behind the wheel in Idaho.

Gallery Credit: Ryan Valenzuela

16 of Montana's Wild & Crazy Laws

✔️ FYI: 'Big Sky Country' is big on crazy!
Surprised? So were we. After all, who expects a state with famously conservative politics and traditional values to have such colorful, crazy-@$$ laws?

PS, it bears repeating that Idaho loves Montana! The Gem State's neighbors to the southwest mirror our own penchant for bizarre laws and quirky customs!

Gallery Credit: Ryan Valenzuela

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