Quotas to police chiefs are like mistresses to politicians: Nobody wants to get caught with one. No cop brass wants to admit that they’ve boiled the delicate art of policing– where discretion and fairness is key– to a crude numbers chase.
The Sunrise Police chief recently denied a quota system even after an officer received a reprimand for not handing out enough tickets. And Miami-Dade brass are toeing the same line. Says Captain Jorge A. Guerra: “My policy, and as a rule, is that we do not use quotas.”
If you’ve been reading our coverage of Miami-Dade Ofc. Frank Adams — the renegade cop who…