Policing for Profit

Unpacking the myths and realities of policing for profit

You’ve likely made or heard the joke when someone has gotten a ticket that “they’re just trying to meet their quotas” or “the police department is writing more tickets so they can pay for their new ______.” It’s jokes like these that lead to an environment that pits police against their fellow community members, but the best jokes have an element of truth to them. With that, the SPP team has brought in a special guest in the law enforcement profession to take a candid look at some of the rumors about profit based policing with the goal of shedding some light on what is really going on.

policing for profit

The Beer:

Real Ale Brewing Company: Lost Gold IPA

The Links:

Institute for Justice

Harvard Law Review

CATO Institute

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