This is where I have a problem, with lawyers and the law alike. Why should it matter that he is a fine, upstanding member of society? And why, if it really is a law, that it could publicly be announced that the officer knew that others were in violation and only one would be fined?
Kind of like pulling over 10 bikers in a group doing 80MPH in a 40MPH zone and just giving one a ticket.
Talk about HR issues of discrimination!