Police Chief Douglas Scott of Arlington County, Va., denies allegations of ticket quotas

From WUSA9.com:

Arlington County's PoliceChief just wants this story to go away. The perception that his department has a quota system. Through a FOIA, Freedom of Information Act, request, WUSA 9 News obtained a pile of internal memos pertaining to expectations for numbers of tickets and arrests. Several give the appearance of a quota system.


A Pretty Good Session for Open Government Advocates

From PotomacLocal.com

When they gathered this week, members of the Virginia Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists joked that they should check the underside of their vehicles for wiretaps.