Air conditioned comfort of their car? Yep, cops never get out of the cars, they don't wear heavy bullet proof vests or carry 20 pounds of gear on a duty belt. You are correct, many auto mechanics are killed when the vehicle they are working on attacks them. Don't forget about all the painters that are beaten by their brushes. Yes, I know the mechanic could be killed by a car falling off a lift or the painter could fall off a ladder. But both of those are accidents where neither the lift or ladder set out to hurt the operator.
How does he know you were not working in an attic? Because if you actually worked a job you would appreciate the work police officers do.
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