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Police Chief Pushes Back Against Town Government for Dissolving Department

The former chief of police for the Ridgetop (TN) Police Department says that the action by the town political leaders to dissolve the department due to budget constraints only tells half the story.

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Federal Prosecutors Accuse MA State Police Unit of Ticket Quota

Members of the now-disbanded Troop E were expected to issue at least eight citations during their shifts under a specialized overtime program, which dozens of troopers allegedly abused to collect fraudulent overtime, according to prosecutors.

Officer to Get Over $155K from NYC After Exposing Arrest Quotas

New York City will pay out more than $285,000 and clear the record of a police officer who was repeatedly punished by NYPD brass for exposing arrest quotas in a Bronx precinct, his lawyers announced today.

Arizona Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Banned Use of Ticket Quantity as Officer Performance Metric

Arizona's governor has quashed legislation that would have limited the ability of police departments to consider how many citations a police officer has issued when looking at things like promotions.

California Officers Sue, Claim Agency Retaliated After They Complained About Ticket Quotas

Six Whittier, Calif., police officers are suing the city, saying they faced retaliation when they complained and refused to meet alleged ticket and arrest quotas. More Here.

Justice Department Demands Changes After Investigation Reveals Ferguson Uses Police to Generate Revenue

The report describes a city government that uses its police and courts as an ATM, tolerating a culture of police brutality while pressuring the police chief and court officials to increase traffic enforcement and fees without regard to public safety. More Here.

Video: Justice Department Demands Changes After Investigation Reveals Ferguson Uses Police to Generate Revenue

The report describes a city government that uses its police and courts as an ATM, tolerating a culture of police brutality while pressuring the police chief and court officials to increase traffic enforcement and fees without regard to public safety.

Video: California Officers Sue, Claim Agency Retaliated After They Complained About Ticket Quotas

Six Whittier, Calif., police officers are suing the city, saying they faced retaliation when they complained and refused to meet alleged ticket and arrest quotas.