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The cameras were disabled after the shootings, but were being repaired today, he said. There were no injuries and police had not identified a suspect. The cameras were expected to be up and running again shortly.

Well, that is a relief! :rolleyes:

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the Revolution has begun :shifty:

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Good shootin' ;)

Seriously, there are a LOT of people that are dead-set against the cameras everywhere surveillance the UK has. In stores etc. is fine, but on every street corner and sidewalk upsets people. This crosses most all demographic & party lines.

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Take that :) ...

Most of Red light camera is like a trap. Alot of freaking lights over here in Wash. DC turn red right after yellow fast, so they can catch people running even yellow light.

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Only those who gets snapped and ticketed complains about those cameras. Only those who gets ticketed are the ones assisting to the so-called "revenue-raising".

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Only those who gets snapped and ticketed complains about those cameras. Only those who gets ticketed are the ones assisting to the so-called "revenue-raising".

Wrong. There is a broad coalition of civil liberties groups like the ACLU and others that oppose the widespread use of cameras on privacy grounds.

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Well when you live in a country where people can legally carry guns and are literally shooting the cameras themselves, it makes you think that maybe the cameras are a good idea... ;)

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the Revolution has begun :shifty:

I aim to join them too.

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Only those who gets snapped and ticketed complains about those cameras. Only those who gets ticketed are the ones assisting to the so-called "revenue-raising".

Wrong. I've never had a ticket before in my life, let alone from one of the cameras, but I think they're ridiculous and a waste of time and money, and an invasion of privacy. If you're really that worried about somebody running a red light and being a danger to the public, stick a police officer at that particular intersection. I've literally sat for minutes at timed red lights in the middle of the night with no other cars anywhere in sight, and had I chosen to safely continue on my journey instead of wasting time at the light, I would have been sent a ticket in the mail.

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Neither have I until I got booked in April this year for speeding, but I admit I ran red lights but if I am caught and booked, I accept the conquences, not wringe about it. I just paid up and moved on. Do I see anything wrong with my privacy, no. They already know who I am and where I live from bills I pay them. Yes that's right, you are paying the same agency that handles your council services and billing so you do have the same privacy measures as when paying for council bills.

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PEW PEW

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In the fist 2 weeks of july I had eight cameras trained on my house and the only door in an out. I'm waiting till the schools go back, as these pricks are filming kids in the street too, then I ll let the local plods know.

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In the fist 2 weeks of july I had eight cameras trained on my house and the only door in an out. I'm waiting till the schools go back, as these pricks are filming kids in the street too, then I ll let the local plods know.

what are you talking about? the traffic cameras are pointed at the intersection and on snap the picture during an offence (at least thats how they are in NJ, I've been at an intersection plenty of times at night and see the flash go off).

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Dont mind red light cameras. Lived in Phoenix AZ for 15 years and a lot of people run red lights. What I didnt like was the highway speed cameras which were eventually removed. They highway cameras caused more accidents (people hitting brakes because they forgot about the camera) and caused more traffic around the cameras as well. Plus, there were camera traps on the highway. A camera is setup and a couple miles ahead, another camera. So people would pass one, speed up, and get clocked by another. I lived next to the highyway where one camera was. Every night, I got a good light show with the camera flashes.

In the fist 2 weeks of july I had eight cameras trained on my house and the only door in an out. I'm waiting till the schools go back, as these pricks are filming kids in the street too, then I ll let the local plods know.

Cameras are not trained on houses. If you see cameras that are, I doubt they are owned by the city. Cameras are pointed towards the intersections only.

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I completely support any type of traffic camera, speed cameras included. If people are speeding like hell or blowing through red lights, they deserve to be caught and ticketed. They are breaking the law and putting people in danger, so there's no valid excuse for it. If somebody racks up $500 in tickets in a few months period, maybe they will stop doing 90 in a 55.

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