Florida Cops Blow the Whistle on Traffic Ticket Quotas, Police Chief gets Fired

Cassius Methyl (The Anti-Media)
August 31, 2014

First and foremost allow me to say that any good news about the police of America fighting for morality, against the government and immoral laws, is better news to write about in my personal opinion, than news about police killing innocent people or being corrupt. Thumbnail credit: listen2unclejay.com

waldospeedtrapThe objective of writing these articles is to show police and citizens that the current system in control of the police is corrupt to the core, and to show police that morality should come before law; because the law is not inherently moral and good, but rather often immoral. Therefore police should consider the morality of everything they do rather than believe that their job is to be a drone and enforce the law rather than decode it.

I would rather all current police agree with this idea and join us people who want true freedom, the ability to live in voluntary, peaceful cooperation with the rest of society, than have the police despise Voluntaryism and not understand the fundamental goals behind writing news articles about the police.

That being said, police in Florida displayed courage to stand against corruption recently, as 5 officers revealed that their police chief made them issue 12 speeding tickets in a 12 hour period every day to generate revenue or face consequences.

The officers told city council that they were required to do that, and the chief Mike Szabo was suspended.

One of them, officer Brandon Roberts, even said he “no longer has faith in his chain of command”, an amazingly honest and real thing for an officer to say.

Perhaps an instance of the police questioning the very morality of a law they enforce, and then refusing to enforce the law, would be considered a huge victory for the police. An example of an immoral law the police could refuse to enforce could be arresting people for cannabis in places like Texas, where 19 yr old Jacob Lavoro at first faced between 5 years and life in prison for possession of hash oil brownies.

Please share this with as many people as possible, as it is some refreshing good news about the police. The idea of getting officers to question authority and join the side of the citizens is the prime objective of this writing.

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