Permanent license plate readers installed at Goethals, with cameras also planned for Outerbridge and Bayonne Bridge

Mike Matteo

Originally published in Staten Island Advance on .

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Permanent license plate readers (LPRs) have been installed at the Goethals Bridge as part of a new crime-fighting initiative, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced on Monday.

In attendance along with the district attorney was: State Sen. Jessica Scarcella-Spanton (D-North Shore/South Brooklyn); Borough President Vito Fossella; Rep. Nicole Malliotakis (R-Staten Island/South Brooklyn); Assemblymember Michael Reilly (R-South Shore); Assemblymember Charles Fall (D-North Shore); Councilmember David Carr (R-Mid-Island); Assemblymember Sam Pirozzolo (R-Mid-Island), and representatives from the offices of Councilmember Kamillah Hanks (D-North Shore) and Assemblymember Michael Tannousis (R-East Shore/South Brooklyn).

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