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Resource ID: #15458
Subject: City Government
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Date: May 23, 1999



The spoils of traffic enforcement in Pine Lake are significant. During the years 1989 to 1998, Pine Lakes collected an average of 57 percent of its revenue from traffic fines. The city tripled the size of its police force from three officers to 10 and more than quadrupled its revenue from fines. Three-quarters of its $1.13 million budget came from traffic tickets.

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