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Everyone saw that coming

ShotSpotter program shut down in San Antonio because it’s expensive and doesn’t work.

6 Responses to “Everyone saw that coming”

  1. Veeshir Says:

    The only thing it’s useful for is recording conversations on street corners.

    That and allowing police chiefs to say that They’re Doing Something!!!! to fight the epidemic plaguing our streets!!

  2. mikee Says:

    Not a problem, the campaign contributor got paid, certainly.

  3. poobie Says:

    Somebody here got their palm greased, as UAPD is just finishing their install.

  4. rickn8or Says:

    Don’t forget it throws some $$ toward the ShotSpotter dealer/installer/remover.

  5. Lyle Says:

    There’s nothing too complicated and expensive, with too little chance of doing any good, or which is too invasive to public privacy, that they can’t spend our money on it.

  6. ExpatNJ Says:

    “ShotSpotter” – for reasons including those mentioned in the article – is just another piece of sh!t being turned against The People. So, it’s no surprise that:

    “The more they overthink the plumbing, the easier it is to stop up the drain”.
    – ‘Montgomery Scott’, “Star Trek III: Search for Spock” (movie, 1984), http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088170/quotes.

    (amazing how ‘government’ never seems to grasp that concept, eh?)