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Pinellas Sheriff: "I am 100% opposed to red-light cameras" listen

10/23/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tags: Bob Gualtieri, Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, Pinellas County, red light cameras, guns, Pinellas Safe Harbor, homeless

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Red light cameras are popping up all over the Tampa Bay area, but not in unincorporated Pinellas County. During a Suncoast Tiger Bay Club luncheon Wednesday, Sheriff Bob Gualtieri explained why.

“I am 100% opposed to red-light cameras.”

Gualtieri acknowledged that he is a minority among law enforcement officials who tend to favor the cameras. But he said traffic enforcement should be about public safety, not profit.

“This should not be a situation where somebody is sitting there in...

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