Question: Tonight I was skateboarding with my friends at Gilbert Elementary School. A cop showed up, pulled a gun on us and told us that we were trespassing. He then gave us a ticket for trespassing. Is this legal? There was no sign that informed us that we were trespassing and we had no weapons of any kind for him to pull a gun.
Answer: The school may be off limits after a certain time. Parks often list when they are closed for the evening, but they are usually posted. Ask someone at the school how late you are allowed to remain on the grounds and skateboard. Are you even permitted to skateboard there? They should be able to tell you. If the cop gave you the ticket you were obviously breaking a law, as for him pulling a gun, you can speak with the Gilbert police and explain what happened, if you and your parents decide this is necessary.