Advocacy Group Takes On Florida License Plate Readers

Florida’s automated license plate readers (ALPR, also known as ANPR) are under legal attack. The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a group that seeks to limit the power of administrative agencies, is going after Coral Gables for using thirty cameras to record the movements of everyone passing through the city, regardless of whether there is any reason to suspect they may have committed a crime. Read the full article at TheNewspaper. ...

Florida city to use red-light camera money to move Confederate statue

A Confederate soldier monument will be moved from a Florida city’s downtown park now that money has been found to pay for it. The Lakeland Ledger reports that the city commission voted to use $225,000 from red light camera violations to move the monument from Munn Park in Lakeland’s downtown to a local park dedicated to veterans. The move is expected to be completed by Jan. 31. Read the full article at ClickOrlando. ...