2020 New York Laws
VAT - Vehicle and Traffic
Title 9 - Penalties and Disposition of Fines and Forfeitures
Article 45 - Penalties and Disposition of Fines and Forfeitures
1810 - Compensation of Officers Shall Not Depend Upon Apprehension or Arrests.

Universal Citation: NY Veh & Traf L § 1810 (2020)
§ 1810. Compensation of officers shall not depend upon apprehension or
arrests.  (a)  No  city  or  village  shall employ any officer, agent or
person whose compensation shall in any way depend upon the  apprehension
or  arrest  of any person or persons for violating any ordinance adopted
pursuant to section sixteen hundred four of this chapter or for reckless
driving as defined in section twelve hundred twelve of this chapter.  If
any person be apprehended or arrested or haled before a magistrate for a
violation  of  a  local  ordinance  adopted  pursuant to section sixteen
hundred four or for  reckless  driving  as  defined  by  section  twelve
hundred  twelve of this chapter by any officer, agent or employee of any
city or village who is so employed, the fact of such employment  at  the
time  shall  be  a  defense  to  any  charge  made for violation of such
ordinance or for reckless driving.

(b) No county or town shall employ any officer, agent or person, whether such employee be elected or appointed, whose compensation shall in any way depend upon the apprehension or arrest of any person for reckless driving as defined in section twelve hundred twelve of this chapter. If any person be apprehended or arrested or haled before a magistrate for reckless driving as so defined, by any officer, agent or employee of any county or town who is so employed, the fact of such employment at the time shall be a defense to any charge made for reckless driving as defined in section twelve hundred twelve of this chapter.

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