A rapidly growing network of police cameras is capturing, storing and sharing data on license plates, making it possible to stitch together people’s movements whether they are stuck in a commute, making tracks to the beach or up to no good.
A Republican congressman from Michigan may propose a ban on speed and red-light enforcement cameras in the District of Columbia.
Speed and red light cameras could soon be up and running again. In April, the city shut down the entire system after some cameras were caught issuing bad tickets.
If you would like to enhance your picture-taking skills, these area photography classes are helpful for both beginners and professionals.
Drivers with a lead foot may want to slow it down in Baltimore County. That’s because police have announced 13 new speed camera locations.
Surveillance video and pictures from the public have made it possible to put a face to the suspected marathon bombers.
Serious steps to improve school security in Howard County. They’re making $2 million in changes, hoping it will help prevent a tragedy like the one in Newtown, Connecticut.
A stunning find in Anne Arundel County: hundreds of security cameras unknown to the police department. Now the new county executive is ordering a full investigation.
Videotaping police encounters. It’s a controversial issue when citizens record the cops. Now one Maryland police department is going to start recording citizens right back.
Those work zone speed cameras–designed to keep highway workers safe–have come under criticism from state auditors. The audit highlights a system that took months to work out the bugs.
An audit of the Maryland State Highway Administration has found that citations were issued to less than half the drivers caught speeding in work zones during the first 9 months of the state’s work-zone speed camera program.
The Citizens Association of Georgetown is adding private surveillance cameras to help deter crime, and the civic group has more legal leeway than District of Columbia police.