TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — Florida Highway Patrol troopers have been told by a top official that they have to write more speeding tickets.
FHP Major Mark Welch told troopers under his command in an email that “the patrol wants to see two citations each hour” during their shift. He added that the directive was not a quota.
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“The FHP’s top priority is saving lives on Florida’s roadways. To achieve this, FHP conducts education and enforcement efforts aimed at curbing dangerous driving behavior. The FHP absolutely does not establish quotas for its members, however, an...