Email suggests state police have ticket quotas

An email made public today shows state troopers in Connecticut may be competing for giving out the most tickets. Lt. Anthony Schirillo sent an internal email to his troop, which read: "We have to issue

News 12 Staff

Mar 30, 2012, 10:42 PM

Updated 4,403 days ago

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Email suggests state police have ticket quotas
An email made public today shows state troopers in Connecticut may be competing for giving out the most tickets. Lt. Anthony Schirillo sent an internal email to his troop, which read: "We have to issue at least 60 infractions/misdemeanors each shift for a total of 180 infractions in order to outperform both Troop F and Troop G."The head of the state police union says this fits the very definition of a quota. He is urging officers to disregard orders to issue a certain number of infractions. A second email offers pizza to officers who write the most tickets.


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