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Code of Virginia
Title 15.2. Counties, Cities and Towns
Chapter 16. Local Constitutional Officers, Courthouses and Supplies

§ 15.2-1609.11. Arrest or summons quota prohibited.

A. A sheriff shall not establish a formal or informal quota that requires a deputy to make a specific number of arrests or issue a specific number of summonses within a designated period of time.

B. A sheriff shall not use the number of arrests made or summonses issued by a deputy as the sole criterion for evaluating a deputy's job performance.

C. Nothing in this section shall preclude a sheriff from collecting, analyzing, and utilizing information concerning the number of arrests made or summonses issued for any other purpose.

2022, cc. 208, 209.

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