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The Urban Institute released a study today find that Chicago's "blue light camera" program helped reduce crime in one neighborhood but not in another. GB took a look at the blue light cameras in Mechanics back in February and found their effectiveness to be similarly inconclusive, and wondered if the cost justified the program.

 
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