Ticket quotas are the topic of bills at four statehouses (NMA Mention)

Lawmakers in several states are taking up the pursuit of legislation that is intended to put an end to practices that force law enforcement officers to participate in ticket quotas. Communities across the country are able to generate revenue from different types of fines. In certain locales, fines account for a disproportionate amount of local revenues. These municipalities are known for being speed traps.