The Illinois Senate has passed a bill that would prohibit police departments from setting ticket quotas.  If this bill becomes law, there would be no more requiring officers to write a certain number of tickets per week or month.  Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) says there are better ways to assess how well an officer is doing his or her job. 

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Departments also couldn't evaluate cops on their performance based on how many tickets they write.  The bill now moves on to the House for consideration.

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