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Annapolis considers speed cameras

Annapolis officials are considering installing speed cameras near schools and perhaps road construction zones.

Alderman and police officer Mathew Silverman says bringing cameras to Annapolis would not cost the city any money if the right contractor is selected.

The cameras would probably be on tripods and portable.

The cameras must be approved by the City Council. Mayor Josh Cohen said he is undecided on the issue.

Police Chief Michael Pristoop briefed the council's Public Safety Committee on the use of speed cameras Monday night.

-- Associated Press

From the Post's archives:

Candid cameras don't bring out smiles in some commuters

Speed cameras have a purpose in work zones

District adds speed cameras in 12 new spots

Hit the gas, and speed cameras hit back

Shudder speed

By Michael Bolden  | October 19, 2010; 4:26 PM ET
Categories:  Maryland, Transportation Politics  
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