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Civil rights lawsuit exposes Rockford DPS traffic stop quota (1 Viewer)

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A guy out of Michigan filed a civil rights lawsuit over what was most likely, "driving while black" -- the police made a very questionable stop, arrested him for bunch of stuff including drunk driving but he later tested 0.00% alcohol in his system, the police report seems to conflict with the officer's dash camera, the charges were later dropped and he sued in federal court and the officers are claiming qualified immunity... Same old story.

What is interesting is what this came out on discovery...

The officer involved in the stop received a written reprimand for not stopping enough people. In other words, a quota for the number of stops he must make on civilians.

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Cops like these aren't here for our safety...but for revenue generation.
 
A guy out of Michigan filed a civil rights lawsuit over what was most likely, "driving while black" -- the police made a very questionable stop, arrested him for bunch of stuff including drunk driving but he later tested 0.00% alcohol in his system, the police report seems to conflict with the officer's dash camera, the charges were later dropped and he sued in federal court and the officers are claiming qualified immunity... Same old story.

What is interesting is what this came out on discovery...

The officer involved in the stop received a written reprimand for not stopping enough people. In other words, a quota for the number of stops he must make on civilians.

rockford-counseling-memo.jpg



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Cops like these aren't here for our safety...but for revenue generation.

Most traffic stops are for revenue generation. We have created so many laws it's almost impossible not to be breaking one at any given time
 
A guy out of Michigan filed a civil rights lawsuit over what was most likely, "driving while black" -- the police made a very questionable stop, arrested him for bunch of stuff including drunk driving but he later tested 0.00% alcohol in his system, the police report seems to conflict with the officer's dash camera, the charges were later dropped and he sued in federal court and the officers are claiming qualified immunity... Same old story.

What is interesting is what this came out on discovery...

The officer involved in the stop received a written reprimand for not stopping enough people. In other words, a quota for the number of stops he must make on civilians.

rockford-counseling-memo.jpg



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Cops like these aren't here for our safety...but for revenue generation.
That looked like a complete stop at the Stop Sign to me...
 
Loveland Colorado is caught up in a similar scandal where they are charging DUI on a man when he tested negative twice for alcohol and all the drugs they test for in blood work. They claim the officer is "highly trained" and his observations count more than negative blood work. They was a contest between PDs to have the most DUI arrests. Loveland PD DUI issues.

Loveland is the PD that made the news for arresting an elderly woman with dementia and causing her serious injury. The upper brass signed off on the use of force.
 
A guy out of Michigan filed a civil rights lawsuit over what was most likely, "driving while black" -- the police made a very questionable stop, arrested him for bunch of stuff including drunk driving but he later tested 0.00% alcohol in his system, the police report seems to conflict with the officer's dash camera, the charges were later dropped and he sued in federal court and the officers are claiming qualified immunity... Same old story.

What is interesting is what this came out on discovery...

The officer involved in the stop received a written reprimand for not stopping enough people. In other words, a quota for the number of stops he must make on civilians.

rockford-counseling-memo.jpg



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Cops like these aren't here for our safety...but for revenue generation.
Quotas should absolutely be illegal. Its just a robbery scheme.
 

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