Thursday, September 12, 2013

Salisbury planning to use speed camera revenue to purchase Tasers

Documents obtained by the Maryland Drivers Alliance reveal that the City of Salisbury is planning to use speed camera revenue to pay for Taser guns.

At present, Salisbury police officers do not carry Taser guns.

The claimed goal of the speed cameras program is to improve traffic safety.  The City of Salisbury has not explained how using speed camera revenue to equip police officers with Taser guns will improve traffic safety.