Outrageous? Cops Wrote 12,700 Speeding Tickets for 1,260 Feet of Road

A small town in Florida is being scrutinized for corruption after its police officers issued 12,698 speeding tickets between 2011 and 2012 on a stretch of road just over a third of a kilometer in length. Hampton, Florida boasts only 477 residents, but its law enforcement generated $151,000 in speeding fines in 2012 alone. This is mostly a result of the state road running … [Read more...]