Use cameras to issue traffic fines, not police

Regarding the recent commentary (“It’s time to take police off the traffic beat,” The Herald, April 20): The police are over taxed, mis-trained and scared.

Why are they scared? Because their training overstates their chances of being hurt.

We should be using dash camera video’s to help spot traffic tickets.

Have a group like MADD – Mothers Against Drunk Drivers – view footage and then turn over to civilian traffic enforcement to write tickets.

Maybe create a dash cam bounty, so than any video submitted that results in a fine, the submitter gets a small bounty.

Might work and worth a try I believe.

Robert Hausauen Jr

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