• Sheriff: No more red-light cameras in Jacksonville after December

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    Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams just announced that JSO will not renew its red-light camera program when the contract expires in December. 

    Williams said at a Thursday budget hearing that the cameras do not reduce crashes.


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    There are roughly 40 cameras scattered over Jacksonville, including 12 on Beach Boulevard. 

    The push to eliminate the cameras has been ongoing for months. 

    A 2016 state report shows out of the $158 a driver is fined for a red light violation caught on camera, $75 go to the local government and $83 go to the state.

    Williams said the vendor will take the cameras back when the contract is up at the end of the year.

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