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

Story Topics
Question of the Day

Should Congress make English the official language of the U.S.?

View results

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.

© Copyright 2014 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

blog comments powered by Disqus
TWT Video Picks