1999 WISCONSIN ACT 16
An Act to create 349.025 of the statutes; relating to: prohibiting requirements that law enforcement officers meet citation quotas in the enforcement of state and local traffic laws.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
349.025 of the statutes is created to read:
349.025 Quotas relating to the enforcement of traffic regulations prohibited. (1) In this section:
(a) "Law enforcement officer" has the meaning given in s. 165.85 (2) (c).
(b) "Political subdivision" means a city, village, town or county.
(c) "State agency" means an office, commission, department or independent agency in the executive branch of state government.
(d) "Traffic regulation" means a provision of chs. 194 or 341 to 348 or an ordinance enacted in accordance with this chapter.
(2) No state agency or political subdivision of this state may require a law enforcement officer to issue a specific number of citations, complaints or warning notices during any specified time period for violations of traffic regulations.
(3) A state agency or political subdivision may, for purposes of evaluating a law enforcement officer's job performance, compare the number of citations, complaints or warning notices issued by the law enforcement officer to the number of citations, complaints or warning notices issued by all law enforcement officers employed by the state agency or political subdivision who have similar job duties and who serve in the same administrative unit as the law enforcement officer.