Anonymous NYPD officer on the department’s policy of setting arrest and summons quotas. New audio obtained by The Nation reveals that New York City’s police union has cooperated with the NYPD in setting arrest quotas for the department’s officers, a practice that plays a direct role in increasing the number of stop-and-frisk encounters.
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i can’t shake the feeling that this feels like news from fifteen years ago. or maybe thirty. or maybe that it’s not news at all to some of us. but good, talk about it. talk about it. i see more and more talking about it since dorner lost his shit. so, good. maybe some people are waking up.
this has been going on for decades in law enforcement. its even common in immigration enforcement where Border Patrol uses perks like vacations, gift cards, and cash bonuses to incentivize agents to round up innocent immigrants.
maybe someone else can answer this but why do law enforcement quotas exist? what difference would it make if your jail wasnt filled with innocent black people
and private prisons = free/almost free labor. We don’t need to go to china or el salvador to exploit someone in a sweatshop. Now we can do that here in the USA legally.