[Code 1975 §15.15(4); CC 1989 §13-37]
In traffic cases, the complaint or information and summons shall be substantially in the form prescribed by the Supreme Court of the State and when such ticket is executed in the manner provided by law it shall be deemed to be lawful information for the purpose of prosecution in the Municipal Court for offenses set out in this Title.
[Code 1975 §15.15(6); CC 1989 §13-39]
The Chief of Police, or other responsible officer, shall cause the original copy of every traffic ticket issued to an alleged violator of any of the provisions of this Title to be deposited with the Prosecuting Attorney or his/her duly authorized representative in the manner provided by law or court rule.
It shall be unlawful and official misconduct for any Police Officer or other officer or public employee to dispose of, alter, or deface a traffic ticket or any copies thereof, or the record of the issuance or disposition of any traffic ticket or warrant in a manner other than authorized.
The Chief of Police shall require the return to him/her of every traffic ticket issued to an alleged violator of any provisions of this Title, including all copies thereof which have been spoiled or upon which any entry has been made and not issued to an alleged violator. Such latter cases shall require a concise statement by the officer, approved by his/her immediate supervisor, as to the reason the ticket was spoiled or not issued.
The Chief of Police shall cause to be maintained a record of all warrants issued by the Municipal Court which are delivered to the Police Department for service, and of the final disposition of all warrants.