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Ticketed: Another Florida Highway Patrol official resigns

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The second-highest ranking official in the Florida Highway Patrol is resigning amid an ongoing review into whether troopers were being ordered to meet traffic ticket quotas.

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Florida official: There are no ticket quotas for troopers

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The head of the Florida agency that oversees state’s highway patrol insists troopers don’t have ticket quotas.

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Legislature passes bill to outlaw ticket quotas

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Traffic ticket quotas for law enforcement agencies would be illegal under a bill passed by the Florida Legislature. The House unanimously passed the so-called “Waldo Bill” (SB 264) on Wednesday and sent it to the desk of Gov. Rick Scott. The Senate had previously approved the bill. The bill’s nickname comes from the city of Waldo on heavily travelled U.S. 301, once considered one of the nation’s worst speed traps. In 2014, Waldo police officers disclosed a quota system and…

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