CHANDLER, AZ (3TV/CBS5) -- All too often, Stanley Roberts hears that the police are writing tickets to create revenue for the police department, and that the officers have a quota to fill.

[VIDEO: Where does the money from traffic tickets really go?]

There's even talk that when an officer fills a "quota" they receive a bonus, and sometimes even, oddly, a toaster. 

Stanley Roberts looks at the myth that has dominated the rumor mill.

A Chandler traffic officer answers some of the questions surrounding where the money goes after you pay your traffic ticket. 

[RELATED: Click here for breakdown of distribution of fees and surcharges in Arizona]

Caught Misbehaving with Stanley Roberts exposes individuals who brazenly defy the law or common courtesy, risking social and/or legal consequences. His reports air regularly on CBS 5 News at 10 p.m.
 
 


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