N.J. Cops Quarrel Over Quotas

Seven members of the East Orange (N.J.) Police Department said during in-person interviews that the chief has instituted a quota system, demanding more summonses, arrests, pedestrian and motorist stops with little justification.

Seven members of the East Orange (N.J.) Police Department said during in-person interviews that in the past two years, and most aggressively in recent months, the chief has instituted a quota system, demanding more summonses, arrests, pedestrian and motorist stops with little justification.

The Star-Ledger also received 30 additional calls from officers identifying themselves as East Orange police who did not want their names published. They say the threat of disciplinary action to those who don’t fall in line has created a culture of tension and frustrated compliance.

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