Balt. Officers Order: At Least Two Arrests Weekly

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A directive to some Baltimore police officers appears to order them to meet quotas by making at least two arrests per week, reports the Baltimore Sun. Critics call it an example of how city police are pushing too hard to improve their crime statistics. The standard was laid out in a memo last month to Southwestern District officers who work the midnight-to-8 a.m. shift. It sets weekly minimum enforcement numbers for several other types of police action, including car stops, stop and frisks, curfew violations, and parking tickets. "You have made your supervisors look very good . . .

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