MORRISON — Driving into Morrison, it’s not uncommon to see police officers on the side of the road writing tickets.

Morrison has been known for its speed traps. It has been the primary funding mechanism for such a small town that has its own police department.

Morrison’s new chief of police says he’s aware of the town’s reputation.

“In the past, in the articles, there was that Morrison was a speed trap, that the officers here didn’t really do a lot. I mean, there were other things to do, but they wrote a lot of speeding tickets,” said Morrison Police Chief Bill Vinelli.

Chief Vinelli says he has never been issued a quota by the town board, but it is a perception he wants to change.

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