Small Texas Towns Rake in Millions from Speeding Tickets

Small towns profit off speeding tickets. That’s how cities and police departments make money. In fact, if it weren’t for the municipal court cases created from speeding citations, there wouldn’t be a police department. Officials always argue that speeding laws are about safety. I think it’s possible that they started out that way, but it didn’t take long for city officials and cops to see how quickly they could make money from speeding laws. Then, cities and small towns started budgeting Read more […]

5 Cops Blow the Whistle on Insane Ticket Quotas; City Council Votes to Disband Police Department

Ticket Quotas Are Robbery! I’m sure the city council itself was involved somehow, but after five cops came forward with evidence that they were obligated to fulfill unrealistic speeding ticket quotas, the council voted 4 -1 to disband the police department. The city of Waldo is a small town with a population of just over a 1,000 people. Despite the small population, the city was able to rake in $1 million last year, almost half of which came solely from speeding tickets, which was designated Read more […]