City of Hollister, MO
Taney County
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Section 305.010 Police Administration.

[CC 1983 §§76.010 — 76.020]
There is established in the Police Department a Traffic Division to be under the control of the Chief of Police.
The Traffic Division established by Subsection (A) hereof shall be coextensive with the Police Department of this City. Each officer of the Police Department shall have the duties and responsibilities of an officer of the Traffic Division. The Chief of Police shall be the officer in charge of the Traffic Division.

Section 305.020 Duty of Traffic Division.

[CC 1983 §76.010]
The Traffic Division with such aid as may be rendered by other members of the Police Department shall enforce the street traffic regulations of the City and all of the State vehicle laws applicable to street traffic in the City to make arrests for traffic violations, to investigate accidents and to cooperate with the City Traffic Engineer and other Officers of the City in the administration of the traffic laws and in developing ways and means to improve traffic conditions and to carry out those duties specially imposed upon the division by this Code and the traffic ordinances of the City.

Section 305.030 Records of Traffic Violations.

[CC 1983 §76.010]
The Police Department or the Traffic Division thereof shall keep a record of all violations of the traffic ordinances of the City or of the State vehicle laws of which any person has been charged, together with a record of the final disposition of all such alleged offenses. Such record shall be so maintained as to show all types of violations and the total of each. Said record shall accumulate during at least a five (5) year period and from that time on the record shall be maintained complete for at least the most recent five (5) year period.
All forms for records of violations and notices of violations shall be serially numbered. For each month and year a written record shall be kept available to the public showing the disposal of all such forms.
All such records and reports shall be public records.

Section 305.040 Traffic Division to Investigate Accidents.

[CC 1983 §76.010]
It shall be the duty of the Traffic Division, assisted by other Police Officers of the Department, to investigate traffic accidents, to arrest and to assist in the prosecution of those persons charged with violations of law causing or contributing to such accidents.

Section 305.050 Traffic Accident Studies.

[CC 1983 §76.010]
Whenever the accidents at any particular location become numerous, the Traffic Division shall cooperate with the City Traffic Engineer in conducting studies of such accidents and determining remedial measures.

Section 305.060 Traffic Accident Reports.

[CC 1983 §76.010]
The Traffic Division shall maintain a suitable system of filing traffic accident reports. Accident reports or cards referring to them shall be filed alphabetically by location. Such reports shall be available for the use and information of the City Traffic Engineer.

Section 305.070 Driver Files to Be Maintained.

[CC 1983 §76.010]
The Police Department or the Traffic Division thereof shall maintain a suitable record of all traffic accidents, warnings, arrests, convictions, and complaints reported for each driver, which shall be filed alphabetically under the name of the driver concerned.

Section 305.080 Traffic Division to Submit Annual Traffic Safety Report.

[CC 1983 §76.010]
The Traffic Division shall annually prepare a traffic report which shall be filed with the Mayor. Such report shall contain information on traffic matters in the City as follows:
The number of traffic accidents, the number of persons killed, the number of persons injured, and other pertinent traffic accident data.
The number of traffic accidents investigated and other pertinent data on the safety activities of the Police.
The plans and recommendations of the division for future traffic safety activities.

Section 305.090 Traffic Division to Designate Method of Identifying Funeral Processions.

[CC 1983 §76.010]
The Traffic Division shall designate a type of pennant or other identifying insignia to be displayed upon, or other method to be employed to identify, the vehicles in funeral processions.

Section 305.100 City Traffic Engineer.

[CC 1983 §§76.010, 76.030; Ord. No. 377 §76.030, 9-7-1989]
The office of City Traffic Engineer shall be held by the Police Chief. The Police Chief shall not receive additional compensation by reason of his/her holding the office of City Traffic Engineer.