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Calls grow for Buffalo’s school zone cameras to be dismantled before they go live again

Calls grow for Buffalo’s school zone cameras to be dismantled before they go live again

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BY: Madison Carter
PUBLISHED: Feb 08, 2021

Peter Rizzo is a certified urban planner, certified fraud examiner, and certified government auditor — so, he has a little bit of experience looking at best governmental practices.

He says the City of Buffalo needs to drop the school zone safety program.

In a prepared report, which will be released Tuesday at 1pm, he lists seven findings after he spent months independently reviewing 911 call data from Buffalo police as well as information provided by the Parking Violations Bureau.

Read the article on WKBW –>