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Vehicle Code - VEH

DIVISION 17. OFFENSES AND PROSECUTION [40000.1 - 41610]

  ( Division 17 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )

CHAPTER 7. Arrest Quotas [41600 - 41603]
  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1111. )

41600.
  

For purposes of this chapter, “arrest quota” means any requirement regarding the number of arrests made, or the number of citations issued, by a peace officer, or parking enforcement employee, or the proportion of those arrests made and citations issued by a peace officer or parking enforcement employee, relative to the arrests made and citations issued by another peace officer or parking enforcement employee, or group of officers or employees.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 105, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

41601.
  

For purposes of this chapter, “citation” means a notice to appear, notice of violation, or notice of parking violation.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1111.)

41601.5.
  

For purposes of this chapter, “agency” includes the Regents of the University of California.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 105, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2003.)

41602.
  

No state or local agency employing peace officers or parking enforcement employees engaged in the enforcement of this code or any local ordinance adopted pursuant to this code, may establish any policy requiring any peace officer or parking enforcement employees to meet an arrest quota.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 105, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2003.)

41603.
  

No state or local agency employing peace officers or parking enforcement employees engaged in the enforcement of this code shall use the number of arrests or citations issued by a peace officer or parking enforcement employees as the sole criterion for promotion, demotion, dismissal, or the earning of any benefit provided by the agency. Those arrests or citations, and their ultimate dispositions, may only be considered in evaluating the overall performance of a peace officer or parking enforcement employees. An evaluation may include, but shall not be limited to, criteria such as attendance, punctuality, work safety, complaints by civilians, commendations, demeanor, formal training, and professional judgment.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 99, Sec. 7. Effective January 1, 2017.)

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