Laser Interceptor Dual, Laser Interceptor Quad, Valentine 1 & The Escort 8500 X50 - Blue, Uniden BC296D, GRE500, Lasershield, 2011 Kia Soul +, Yamaha FZ6, 2005 Black Dodge Neon SRT-4,
Translation: We're not making money yet because current camera technology allows many potential violators to go free. These new digital cameras will allow us to shaft a good portion of unsuspecting motorsists and finally pull in a healthy profit.Last year, 10,000 people got a $242 ticket, but after everyone was paid, including the company that runs them and gets $18 to $27 dollars per ticket, Portland police got less than $20,000. When officers’ overtime for each ticket fought in court was added in, the cameras cost the city money.
So, is spending more on new cameras worth it?
“It is for the simple reason that we’re not interested in revenue, we’re interested in traffic safety,” said Capt. Eric Hendricks with the Portland Police Traffic Division.