D.C. cops go ‘nuclear’ with traffic cameras

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Speed and red-light camera tickets have been a boon for the city in past years. Revenue from the cameras jumped from $42.9 million in 2011 to $95.6 million in 2012, according to figures provided by the city.

Chief Greene said a team of sworn officers and civilian employees will review the photos and video from the cameras before issuing tickets to ensure that violation notices are valid.

“There is a three-tiered check that we do before any [notice of infraction] is issued,” he said.

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