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  •  It's a revenue stream for the city (3+ / 0-)

    Same as exorbitant parking fines.  LA has gotten particularly bad with these ridiculously high fees.

    Safety is not the concern here.  It's a source of funds for the city.

    It basically turns police officers into glorified tax collectors/metermaids.  If the jaywalker is not causing a problem or a danger, good cops don't bother themselves with it.  They've got other things on their minds.  Bad cops jump all over it any opportunity they get.

    What was wrong under Republicans is still wrong under Democrats.

    by gila on Tue Feb 25, 2014 at 09:34:03 AM PST

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