Video Shows Pennsylvania State Troopers Discussing DUI Quota

A recently filed lawsuit shows two Pennsylvania State troopers allegedly discussing their “DUI Quota”. Without performing roadside sobriety tests to establish probable cause in a May 2015 arrest in the parking lot of a bar near Lehighton, troopers speculated whether the suspect sitting in the back of a cruiser was “DUI,” the suit alleges. One […]

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Could a federal bill end policing for profit?

Policing for profit is a big problem in our criminal justice system.  Whether it’s traffic tickets or summary citations, the enforcement of many laws are in the interests of raising money instead of truly protecting the public. Although many policing agencies deny having a ticket quota, many have contact requirements. Whether proponents for static DUI checkpoints […]

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Do Police Really Care About “Public Safety” When It Comes to DUI?

Law enforcement is a money making endeavor.  There really is no doubt about it.  They use buzzwords like “public safety” but their actions and tactics tell a totally different story. The whole “War on DUI” exposes this fallacy.  Every weekend, police setup patrols targeting areas around popular bars and clubs.  People drive drunk. The police […]

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If You Think the Police are Honest, Please Read This

A recent opinion piece in the New York Times deals with the question, “Are police officers honest?”  It is a fascinating and well researched piece: Why Police Lie Under Oath THOUSANDS of people plead guilty to crimes every year in the United States because they know that the odds of a jury’s believing their word […]

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Laws should be based on protecting the public- not earning profit.

Prisons for Profit- Looking to Grow by Acquiring New “Customers”

We have touched on the issue of policing for a profit before: DUI Policing for Profit Explained. This concept is growing further in its reach and more dangerous in its effects.  The issue is spreading because politicians and lawmakers don’t seem to have a problem with it and many actually benefit from it. Now even […]

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NY Police officers planted drugs on innocent people to meet arrest quotas

Cops Planted Drugs on People to Meet Arrest Quotas

More disturbing reports out of NYC where narcotics police are being investigated for making false arrests to meet quotas: We fabricated drug charges against innocent people to meet arrest quotas, former detective testifies A former NYPD narcotics detective snared in a corruption scandal testified it was common practice to fabricate drug charges against innocent people […]

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Policing for a Profit Comes to a Pennsylvania Town Near You

Policing for a Profit Comes to a Pennsylvania Town Near You

One of the most blatant examples of “Policing for a Profit” are red-light cameras, so much so that when lawmakers discuss the benefits of installing them, the whole discussion focuses on revenue and not safety: State sees green in red-light cameras Six years ago, Philadelphia began using cameras at red lights to ticket dangerous drivers. […]

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Police Falsify DUI Reports to Earn Overtime Pay

Police Falsify DUI Reports to Earn Overtime Pay

Reports of police corruption is nothing new or sadly is not even surprising any more.  It is the natural byproduct of a hyper-aggressive enforcement environment fraught with lack of oversight, greed and officers with too much power as opposed to the old fashioned correct way of policing which was to conduct an investigation.  The reason […]

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