As of Tuesday, February 21, 2012
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Gwinnett Daily Post
SUWANEE - The city of Suwanee expects its police force to be able to use radar again on March 1.
Capt. Clyde Byers said the city had to re-apply for a state-issued permit to use radar because the permit had expired. Last week Snellville became the first city in Gwinnett County to regain the use of radar, because its permit had not expired.
Two weeks ago city and county leaders settled a three-year long service delivery dispute, which forced all local governments to lose state grants and permits.
Byers said residents who are cognizant of their speed, or have radar detection or laser devices, would notice the change.
While the city has been without the use of radar since the end of 2010, city leaders have said the need for it to return is primarily for public and highway safety, and not revenue generated by citations.