Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Traffic Tickets Rise As Montreal Police Up Quota
People have suspected for many years that police officers do indeed have quotas for issuing traffic tickets. Cynics say that the practice is nothing more than a cash grab for local governments.
And now, the Montreal Police union is saying it's true: police in Montreal have a minimum amount of tickets to issue everyday.
In fact, the Montreal Police Brotherhood says officers were recently told by their superiors to start issuing 28 tickets a day -- up from their last daily quota of 18.
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