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Memos from Brooklyn Precinct Reveal NYPD Ticket Quotas

November 08, 2010  | 


An NYPD traffic enforcement agent writes a ticket in Chinatown. Image via Flickr.com (ludwg).

The NYPD says there's no such thing as a ticket quota, but memos posted at a Brooklyn stationhouse say otherwise.

Two notices obtained by the Daily News clearly spell out how many moving-violation summonses cops should be handing out.

The memos were posted in a roll call room for the stationhouse of the crime-ridden 77th Precinct, which covers Crown Heights and Prospect Heights.

The one for the week of April 5-11 began, "Good day we need the following" - then gave the number of tickets to give drivers for cell phone, seat belt, double-parking, bus stop, tinted window and truck route violations.

Read Full Story at NYDailyNews.com

Tags: NYPD, Traffic Enforcement


Comments (1)

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hwy505 @ 11/10/2010 4:55 PM

Duh - now tell us something we don't know. Most importantly - the picture is of a METER-MAID - NOT a police officer. if you are going to state the story, then call them TEA's, not police officers!

Thank you,

Retired MOS!

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