Miffed Laureldale Mayor Tells Cops To Stop Writing Tickets

Map of Berks County, Pennsylvania, United Stat...

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Laureldale Mayor Fred Feltenberger said he’s angry that borough police officers are ignoring his order to collect more information from people they encounter on patrol.

As punishment, Feltenberger said, he ordered police to stop issuing parking or traffic citations during September.

“If they don’t do the work, they don’t get the reward,” Feltenberger said of the four full-time and four part-time officers.

That work, Feltenberger explained, was his order to stop people on the street, ask their identity and what they are doing in the borough, then fill out contact cards on the people they question.

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