Content Tagged As cameras

Tagged News

  • LPSS Increasing Security Measures Play Video

    July 31, 2013 7:20 PM

    Seventy-five new cameras are going up in Lafayette Parish schools ahead of the new year. Right now, the system has 276 cameras. However, more than a quarter of those are not working properly and they're being replaced. At Northside High, there are 72 cameras installed. A few miles... more »
  • Cameras coming to Baton Rouge school buses

    December 21, 2012 8:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has agreed to add cameras to 50 buses at a time until they are on all 650 of the school system's buses. Currently, there are 30 school buses with cameras. The Advocate reports the board voted Thursday 10-0... more »
  • School Board Proposing Safety Package

    December 12, 2012 7:43 PM

    The Lafayette Parish School Board is looking at a plan to make schools safer. The proposal includes installing cameras and alarm systems in all 42 schools. The plan also calls for six safety officers to add support to resource officers already on many campuses. All high school campuses... more »
  • City-Parish Council to Discuss Red Light Cams Tonight

    July 17, 2012 9:16 AM

    You could face stiffer penalties if you don't pay your Safe-Light Safe-Speed ticket. The Lafayette City-Parish Council will vote tonight on several aspects of the program. The City-Parish Government is owed millions and they want to crack down and make people pay. Everyday traffic cameras capture drivers either... more »
  • LCG: Public Vote on Traffic Cameras Shot Down, UL Horse Farm Sale Gets Green Light

    June 19, 2012 11:54 PM

    At Lafayette Consolidated Government's meeting Tuesday night, a public vote on Lafayette's traffic cameras hits a brick wall, while the purchase of UL's horse farm got the green light. Even though both outcomes were no surprise, the votes were still historic ones. You could call it a last effort... more »
  • Lawmaker Proposes Regulating Traffic Camera Programs

    April 10, 2012 7:18 PM

    The traffic camera debate is taking center stage among State lawmakers Tuesday, with one legislator hoping to place regulations on red light and speed cameras. If Representative Jeff Arnold's bill passes, drivers wouldn't receive a ticket if driving less than ten miles over the speed limit. The second bill proposes... more »
  • Traffic Camera Revenue: For Safety or Cash Generating

    August 12, 2011 10:17 PM

    Tickets from red light and speed cameras generate millions of dollars in Lafayette, but are they really for safety purposes only? When a fine shows up in your mail box for getting caught by one of those cameras, drivers will shell out any where from $25 to over a... more »
  • Red Light Cameras: Are They Working in Lafayette?

    June 30, 2011 10:14 PM

    By now, most drivers in Lafayette are probably familiar with the SafeLight and SafeSpeed cameras posted up around the city. While data shows crashes are down here in Lafayette, other U.S. Cities have found they could actually be causing accidents. Now nine states have banned the cameras for that reason.... more »
  • Bills Targeting Traffic Cameras in La. Stalled

    May 20, 2011 7:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Legislation to resolve New Orleans area lawmakers' complaints about automated traffic cameras in Louisiana have stalled, even as a city proposal moves forward. A Senate committee Thursday rejected a bill by Sen. Danny Martiny, R-Kenner, to bar traffic cameras from generating speeding tickets at all.... more »
  • Suit Filed Over Some LA Traffic Cameras

    July 2, 2010 6:40 AM

    GRENTA, La. (AP) - An Arizona company that installed a red-light camera traffic system in Jefferson Parish has filed a $5 million suit. Redflex Traffic Systems says the parish breached its contract by turning off the system in January. The system takes photos of motorists who run red lights, to... more »
  • Ban On Red Light Cameras Failed

    April 12, 2010 4:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A ban on the cameras that take photos of speeders and drivers who run red lights failed to win support Monday in a House committee that stalled the proposal for a second year. Rep. Jeff Arnold, D-New Orleans, said the cameras in Baton Rouge, Lafayette,... more »
  • Lafayette Patrol Cars Soon Equipped With Cameras

    March 24, 2010 11:23 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette patrol cars will soon be equipped with dashboard cameras, an initiative that police say could serve to protect residents and officers. Police have been awarded $359,000 in federal stimulus money to install about 70 dashboard cameras in police units. The City-Parish Council on Tuesday formally... more »
  • SafeSpeed Numbers

    October 27, 2009 11:41 PM

    More than 12,000 drivers have been flashed here Since June at the intersection of Camellia and Settlers Trace. Fifteen intersections currently have cameras up but in the past four months that intersection has caught more drivers than any other. In June, the cameras first month in operation, over 4,500 fines... more »
  • New Surveillance System for Iberia Parish Jail

    October 21, 2009 6:17 PM

    Some high tech upgrades are coming to the Iberia parish jail. The old analog surveillance system is being swapped for a digital one. The $140,000 system was paid for with state grant money. Last month at another jail, an inmate was discovered beaten to death by fellow inmates. The new... more »
  • Safelight penalty to be reduced

    October 21, 2009 11:57 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A $25 SafeLight Lafayette penalty will be imposed when drivers turn right at a red light without coming to a complete stop. The City-Parish Council on Tuesday agreed to lower the penalty, which is $125 for drivers who run through a red light at intersections equipped... more »
  • LCG Votes on Vetoed Items

    October 21, 2009 8:43 AM

    The Lafayette City Parish Council is immersed in the budget tonight, voting on the items vetoed earlier this month by Parish President Joey Durel. Durel vetoed the items for two reasons, he felt there was not enough discussion and not enough information. Tonight the council got an earful. Earlier... more »

Top Videos

1 2 3 4

Most Popular