New York City's Summer Of 'Silly Summons'

Is New York City's "ticket blitz" for minor infractions meant to generate income for the financially-strapped city?
June 4, 2003, 5am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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"Despite strenuous denials from Mayor Bloomberg and his aides, police union leaders are grumbling that cops are being pressured to churn out money-making summonses... Last week, the Daily News reported the tale of a Bronx man busted for sitting on a milk crate. Since then, readers have supplied plenty of painful examples of silly summonses...Bloomberg said people shouldn't blame cops or City Hall."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Tuesday, June 3, 2003 in New York Daily News
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