Saturday August 31st, 2013
Cop Sues Over DC Speed Camera Program (TheNewspaper)
A veteran police officer is suing the Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department after he was punished for blowing the whistle on corruption in the speed camera unit. Sergeant Mark Robinson has spent 23 years on the force, with five years of experience working on the automated traffic enforcement unit. He was kicked off the detail and had his take-home pay slashed for speaking up about what he saw. On Tuesday, Rpbinson filed suit in the US District Court for the District of Columbia asking for his job back.