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Police use traffic stops give random citizens the last few items on their shopping list

As part of the Uplift Someone Christmas initiative, the police department in Lowell, Michigan, pulled over a handful of drivers for a variety of supposed traffic violations, but instead of getting a ticket, the random citizens got items on their holiday shopping list.


A recent study from Insurance.com found that owners of the Subaru WRX were the most likely people in the US to be ticketed for traffic infractions, with 33.6 percent of them receiving a citation in the last three years. Coming in a close second and third were drivers of the Pontiac GTO at 32.7 percent and the Scion FR-S at 32.6 percent. At first glance, this report looks like just a mildly interesting anecdote to tell your friends during a lull in conversation, but there seems to be a serious pr


Officers claimed they were punished for not ticketing drivers enough

LOS ANGELES -- The City Council agreed to pay $5.9 million to settle lawsuits by 11 police officers that claimed they were punished for failing to meet or objecting to traffic ticket quotas, the police chief said Tuesday.

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