Extrajudicial Taxes: New York

“To have all the manpower utilized for the sole purpose of writing summonses is a very dangerous way to utilize manpower,” one police officer told the Post. I agree completely. Don’t fold now, angry cops! When I see your slowdown, I turn an old cliché on its head: I disagree with your goals, but I approve of your methods.

Is this what the City government primarily wants performed:  Extra-dollar extractions from the citizens in the form petty, administrative law-breaking summons?

Is this really the main purpose of the police?  To make the budget of/for bureaucrats?

via NYPD Brass to Rank and File: Start Writing More Summonses Or Else – Hit & Run : Reason.com.