This is nice to see. Whether there should be any checkpoint at all is another question. The surveillance state, composed of police, the feds, private contractors of all sorts, and who knows who else is far too large. It threatens the fundamental nature of this country.
That aside, this official conducts himself in a respectful manner. More law enforcement officials should embrace this fellow’s attitude. We are citizens, and human beings, and worthy of respect. Even if we are in a car full of college kids.