Gianaris Bill Opposes Police Quotas

 

    The Queens Gazette reports on a new bill proposed by Senator Gianaris, which opposes Police Department quota requirements.

    Addressing a very sensitive area of police-public relations, state Senator Michael Gianaris has proposed a bill opposing Police Department quota requirements.

     

    “The use of quotas puts undue pressure on our police force and results in too many unwarranted arrests and tickets,” Gianaris explained as he released the legislation.

     

    “Raising the penalty for the imposition of quotas would deter the practice and ensure that police activity is conducted for public safety first and foremost,” the Astoria lawmaker added.

     

    Read the full article here.

    Publication date: 
    Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 00:00