Whitemarsh Township Police Department Comes Out in Support of Radar for Local Police

A regular issue that comes before both state houses is the issue of local police using radar in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania is the only state in the nation that does not permit local police to utilize radar.

While the issue is considered often, it has never been adopted. Those against the use of radar claim that it will lead to speed traps and municipalities using it as a source of revenue. Those for it argue that it will make roads safer and speeding tickets do not generate enough money to make the effort to have speed traps worthwhile.

The Whitemarsh Township Police Department recently publicly endorsed allowing local police departments to use radar. Its statement is below: