"What was supposed to be a typical drive through a peaceful Shadyside neighborhood, turned into a standoff with a police officer threatening the life of a 7-year old girl, according one local mother." ... "'I said, 'What's the problem, officer?' and he said 'Get your hands up,' wrote Lawton in a prepared statement. 'He repeated, pulled out his gun and pointed into the passenger side of the window where my youngest daughter was trying to get her seatbelt off. So, I put my hands up.'" "According to Lawton, she and her children spent the next 20 to 30 minutes trying to convince Officer Eric Tatusko to put his weapon down or to at least go to the driverâ€™s side to address the problem with the only adult in the car." ... http://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/a ... es/36017/1 I guess it is OK so long as it is for "officer safety."