Routine Traffic Stop in Racist Police State. If you choose to talk to race soldiers your replies should be brief and non-incriminating. And there usually is no need to respond to statements. Also, “I don’t remember” and “I don’t know” may be good answers. Know that the so-called 5th Amendment, according to the US Supreme Court--protects everyone, including innocent people, from the need to answer questions if the truth might be used to help create the misleading impression that they were somehow involved in a crime that they did not commit.