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Letter: Cameras unneeded if police work

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and Acting Nassau

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and Acting Nassau County Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter swear new police recruits on Monday, May 5, 2014 in Mineola, at the Donald Kane Auditorium at Police Headquarters. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

If the Nassau County Police Department would use its resources more effectively and efficiently, there would be no need for subcontracted cameras with extra fees and maintenance ["What to do now about speed cams?" Letters, Jan. 5].

If the police would enforce the traffic laws more frequently, the revenue would be greatly increased, with no extra costs at all. I'm talking about more patrols in neighborhoods, where people blow through stop signs with impunity, knowing that enforcement is negligible or nonexistent.

Speeding is also a problem.

Mike Pedano, South Farmingdale

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