Why should policemen have to meet a certain quota for arrests and traffic stops?
Not only is it fundamentally counterproductive for the purpose of “protect and defend,” it’s counterproductive to the balance of the community. It creates an “us versus them” kind of culture.
Quotas are about generating revenue, not keeping peace
For the sake of cash, we are producing a society of lives broken by incarceration. We’ve gone so bat shit crazy, we’re charging teenagers with felonies for pranks we used to get a slap on the wrist for.
All in the name of meeting a quota with a little “tough on crime” thrown in there for … Read more...