Nightly News   |  July 18, 2013

Volunteers to hand out parking tickets in Malibu

After receiving a half-day of training, the volunteers will be dispatched to direct traffic, monitor parking and hand out tickets, saving the officers valuable time. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> here's just what we need, volunteers handing out actual parking tickets. the city of malibu in california is going to allow volunteers, volunteers on patrol, as they call them, to assist with directing traffic, monitoring parking and handing out real tickets. they receive a half-day's training by the sheriff's department, which is saying this will save $50,000 worth of their officers' valuable time.