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Stench from city speed camera debacle lingers [Letter]

Stench from city speed camera debacle lingers [Letter]

Something is rotten in Baltimore, and it isn't the fall leaves. From the beginning of the city's speed camera program, there has always been something rather shady about how it has been operated and implemented. From the closed door meetings between city officials and Xerox and then Brekford, to the placing of speed cameras a half-mile away from any school zone. Then there was the bounty system type of payment for each ticket issued that the city wrote into the contract with Brekford (even after it was deemed illegal by state officials). The defense for this was that the city was the primary operator of the speed camera system. (I would love to see that hold up in court.) And...