Monday, December 17, 2007
Vehicle Violations?
Q:It seems to me that there are a lot of visible and audible auto violations. cracked windshields, loud exhaust systems, loud stereos, as well as speeding. I would think that when police encounter these violations that issuing tickets would send a message to the citizens that we expect safe driving in safe vehicles as well as
improve the $$ generated for the city?

A: You are right. Officers, including myself are constantly on the lookout for vehicle violations, especially expired plates, when not going from call to call. Violations that are ticketable offenses are generally ticketed. Some revenue from ticket payments by state law is funneled back to agencies for use such as equipment purchases or officer training.

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