Abilene police to use handheld electronic ticket writers


The Abilene City Council approved the purchase of handheld electronic ticket writers at Thursday's meeting.

The city will buy 45 of them at a grand total of $178, 360. They'll be used by Abilene police and marshals division to write tickets.

The city says they'll make for a faster process when you do get a ticket, as well as eliminate paperwork and human errors.

No word yet on when the writers will arrive and police will begin using them in the field.