Endicott, NY asked in Traffic Tickets for New York

Q: Can a police officer ticket me if he did not see me driving but was told by another officer that I was ?

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Michael Arbeit
Michael Arbeit
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Freeport, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: The officer that saw the alleged traffic infraction would have to sign a supporting deposition saying so. If there was a trial, the officer who witnessed the infraction would have to testify. If the government just brought in the cop that wrote the ticket, but did not observe the violation, his testimony would be heresay.

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