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Traffic-enforcement drive nets 211 citations

Original post made on Feb 25, 2013

More than 200 drivers in San Mateo County received citations last week as part of the county's Saturation Traffic Enforcement Program, which deploys up to 25 motorcycle traffic-enforcement officers in a particular area.

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Posted by falcon
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Feb 25, 2013 at 2:43 pm

This looks like another blatant police activity under the guise of traffic safety to raise money. It appears they don't have a lot of serious crime fighting to occupy their time so this is it.

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Posted by Henry Riggs
a resident of Menlo Park: Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Park Triangle
on Feb 25, 2013 at 3:03 pm

Henry Riggs is a registered user.

Not hard to issue 225 citations that include distracted driving. There isnt a day I don't see a car slow or wander and on passing them see the driver w a hand held device. When the cat's away, the mice will click and drive - not a good era to be walking or biking. Yikes.

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Posted by petrified pedestrian
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Feb 25, 2013 at 3:57 pm

So when are they coming to Menlo Park? If they want to "raise money" as falcon suggests, they'd be able to clean up here, and more importantly, those of us who feel threatened every time we walk downtown and across El Camino might feel a little safer. I say BRING THEM ON.

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