“Future pay increases are in our hands,” said the email from the Police Union president, Ken Allen.While the mayor’s office claims that there will be no increases in the way police ticket drivers, common sense would suggest otherwise.
A police insider said that the system creates an indirect quota system. Quota systems, and financial incentives like this, cause police officers to “create criminals” when there may be none. It encourages aggressive, punitive enforcement of arbitrary infractions, so that the officers will get rewards.
In short, it is a direct transfer of money from the drivers’ wallets into the cops’ paychecks. Some people call that highway robbery. ”
Lets not forget Tom Barret’s Milwaukee was rated #2nd in the police beat down division last year. In my opinion, undoubtedly a contributing factor to the stress is having a skeleton police force do to UN Agenda 21 bill for sustainable development/Smart Growth adopted by Milwaukee.