Ramsey says courtesy cards are ‘worthless’

The union representing Philadelphia police officers is offering “courtesy cards” in exchange for political contributions.

In an effort to spur donations to Judge Jim DiVergilis’ campaign, a letter from the Fraternal Order of Police published in Philadelphia City Paper offers donors 15 courtesy cards for a $500 contribution.

Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey said the “courtesy cards” are worthless.

“I think people shouldn’t commit a violation of the law because they can expect to be arrested or cited with or without a card, drive safely obey the law because if you get caught card or no card you are going to be cited and pay the price,” said Ramsey.

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FOP head John McNesby refused to comment on the letter.

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