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By KIM JARRETT
The Center Square 

House Committee Backs Bill to Allow Radar Use By Local Police

 

November 21, 2019



The Pennsylvania House Transportation Committee recommended approval of a bill that would allow some local police departments to use radar detectors to enforce speeding laws – a bill that is “long past time,” said Mike Carroll, Democratic chairman of the committee.

An amendment introduced by Rep. Greg Rothman, R-Cumberland, drew some opposition over a clause that would make the bill applicable only to municipalities with full-time police departments.

Such a move is unfair to the 200 part-time police departments that have the same issues and the same training as the others, according t...



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