"We're in a wage freeze. We have to hire new police officers," said James Carver, president of the Nassau Police Benevolent Association, which had challenged the wage freeze in court. "So obviously, if there's increased revenue from cameras it's going to help."
"This was done without ever speaking to my police officers to find out their side of the story," he said at a press conference later Monday. "It's apparent that they're on a mission just to prosecute these two police officers."