2005 Montana Code Annotated - 46-6-420 — Arrest or citation quotas prohibited.


     46-6-420. Arrest or citation quotas prohibited. (1) A state or local government agency employing a peace officer may not adopt and require a peace officer to comply with a quota and may not suggest a quota for arrests or citations for any criminal offense or class of criminal offenses, including violations of traffic or motor vehicle laws, contained in state law, an administrative rule adopted by an agency of the state government, or a local government ordinance.
     (2) (a) For purposes of this section, "quota" means a specific number of arrests or citations.
     (b) The term does not include the use of generally accepted management techniques that employ performance objectives as part of an overall employee evaluation.

     History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 242, L. 2005.

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