NYPD Ticket Fixing Scandal

More than four hundred NYPD police officers may face disciplinary charges or criminal prosecution in the ongoing NYPD ticket fixing scandal. The scandal involves NYPD officers fixing traffic tickets for their relatives, friends, politicians, and, in a new twist, celebrities. Allegations surfaced yesterday that Alex Rodriguez, George Steinbrenner, and Jay-Z’s driver have had traffic violation…

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Red Light Cameras on Long Island

One more unwelcome result of the Great Recession is the proliferation of red light cameras. Municipalities throughout the country are using these cameras to raise revenues, although their stated purpose is to improve safety on the roads. Some studies have shown that these cameras are actually increasing both the number and severity of motor vehicle…

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