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Code of Virginia
Title 15.2. Counties, Cities and Towns
Chapter 17. Police and Public Order
11/29/2022

§ 15.2-1710.1. Arrest or summons quota prohibited.

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

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

C. Nothing in this section shall preclude a police force 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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