Fla. officer fired for writing too many tickets

Officer's lawyer argues he was just trying to get a bonus


By Jane Musgrave
Palm Beach Post

PALM BEACH, Fla. — From its long abandoned practice of ticketing shirtless joggers and issuing ID cards to gardeners, the rules in Palm Beach have always been different.

Now, in response to complaints from town residents who agree that rules on the tony island should be different, police officers are being investigated and fired for writing too many traffic tickets.

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