Quotas on Citations issued by Law Enforcement

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Folks this is the Bill prefiled by Representative Justin Bamberg regarding predatory policing policies.

H 4387 General Bill, By Bamberg, Henegan and Clyburn
Summary: Quotas on citations issued by law enforcement
A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-1-245 SO AS TO
PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, DEPARTMENT, OR DIVISION MAY NOT REQUIRE ITS OFFICERS TO
ISSUE A SPECIFIC AMOUNT OR MEET A QUOTA FOR THE NUMBER OF CITATIONS THEIR OFFICERS ISSUE DURING
A DESIGNATED PERIOD OF TIME, TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, DEPARTMENT, OR DIVISION
MAY NOT COMPARE THE NUMBER OF CITATIONS ISSUED BY ITS OFFICERS FOR THE PURPOSE OF EVALUATING
AN OFFICER’S JOB PERFORMANCE, TO PROVIDE THAT “POINT OF CONTACT” MAY BE USED TO EVALUATE AN
OFFICER’S PERFORMANCE, TO PROVIDE THAT AN EMPLOYEE WHO FILES A REPORT THAT ALLEGES A VIOLATION
OF THIS SECTION IS PROTECTED BY THE “WHISTLE BLOWER ACT”, AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS.

The Bill referred to Committee, first read and referred to Judiciary Committee.

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