"The bad guy's going to do what the bad guy does — fines mean nothing to them," he said. "But if nothing else, it steps up the fines, and if we should happen to catch someone, they'll pay another fee. That's all. It just adds more money to the revenue."
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Revenue Generation, Not 'Public Safety'
So the next time you hear some politician endorsing raising fines to lower crime, remember this small bit of honesty: