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City didn't have enough staff to monitor speed cameras, officials testify
City didn't have enough staff to monitor speed cameras, officials testify

Baltimore's once-extensive speed camera program failed in part because the city didn't have enough staff to monitor the rush of tickets generated, three officials testified before a City Council investigative committee Monday. Deputy Mayor Khalil Zaied, who oversaw the system, said it grew to include 83 speed and 81 red light cameras — the most of any city in North America. But Baltimore didn't staff the system with as many workers as some smaller jurisdictions, he said. "It was not staffed as fully. That's correct," Zaied said in response to questions from City Councilman James B. Kraft, who is leading the council's probe. "We needed more...

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