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Old Nov 16th 2006, 5:41 pm
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Well I only caught the tale end of the story, but the police have a big incentive to issue tickets now out here, each ticket a cop writes gives them half an hour of banked over time pay...so anyone driving around here best be extra careful, because I doubt they'll be giving to many warnings nows...

So anything weird in your neck of the woods? How about quotas etc?
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Old Nov 16th 2006, 5:44 pm
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My wife's cousin's husband was a local cop. He had to have his own special day in court due to the number of tickets he wrote. He wasn't on a quota, just young, idealistic and zero tolerance. Someone who was in court accused him of playing favourites, to which the judge responded "Son, this officer wrote his own mother a ticket!'
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Old Nov 16th 2006, 5:55 pm
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... to which the judge responded "Son, this officer wrote his own mother a ticket!'
That's superb....I bet there thanks giving dinner might be a bit frosty
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a friend of mine, whom is a cop apparently informed us lamens that they play "snooker" whilst stopping cars.

stop a red car, then stop a colour (preferably a black car) then another red car........
whoever got the highest break won.
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That's superb....I bet there thanks giving dinner might be a bit frosty
They get along good. She was speeding ( and in excess). The local judge eventually told him to ease up on the tickets and have some tollerance towards offenders
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a friend of mine, whom is a cop apparently informed us lamens that they play "snooker" whilst stopping cars.

stop a red car, then stop a colour (preferably a black car) then another red car........
whoever got the highest break won.
that's somin' different ain't it...your mate back in blighty then? as I didn't think anyone played snooker over here...
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that's somin' different ain't it...your mate back in blighty then? as I didn't think anyone played snooker over here...
yeah he worked for Merseyside Police.
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yeah he worked for Merseyside Police.
so the trick would be to drive a yellow car out there then eh?
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So anything weird in your neck of the woods? How about quotas etc?
Pennsylvania......I could go on and on and on
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so the trick would be to drive a yellow car out there then eh?
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I suppose you would be safe enough in a traffic 'que' - oh dear, sorry. That was terrible lol
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I suppose you would be safe enough in a traffic 'que' - oh dear, sorry. That was terrible lol
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What's wrong this time.......you haven't dropped your passport down the crapper, have you ???
no I just looked at it's cover and found out I am associated with the loons from Northern Ireland.
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