Presented to: Tigard City Council. June 21, 2011. 2010 Annual Report to Council Michael J. O’Brien, Presiding Judge Nadine Robinson, Manager Tigard Municipal Court. Municipal Court Programs. 1. Traffic 2. Youth Court 3. Civil Infractions 4. Public Information. 2010 Highlights.
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June 21, 2011
2010 Annual Report
Michael J. O’Brien, Presiding Judge
Nadine Robinson, Manager
Tigard Municipal Court
2. Youth Court
3. Civil Infractions
4. Public Information
7,028 violations: down 23% compared to record volume of 2009
38% of traffic caseload consisted of Speeding and Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device violations
Implemented “e-cites” on a large scale as of 7/1/10
Number of non-traffic offenses remained very small
28.9% of those cited were Tigard residents (2008-09 av.)
Statutory maximum reduction (most violations): 25% below base fine for defendants with good records
Payment agreements available if unable to pay fine within 30 days–subject to statutory $15 fee.
Alternative sanction on showing of financial hardship: discharge of fine–citation still appears on driving record
Dismissals “in furtherance of justice” where recommended by citing officer or city prosecutor.
Misdemeanors and status offenses such as theft, curfew violations, minor in possession of tobacco.
Crimes reduced to violations: no criminal record
About 650 adjudications since the program began in 2002.
Probation: community service, counseling program, letters of apology, restitution to victims.
2,161 violations filed January 1–May 31, 2011
Three Flags program resumed—safety belt enforcement
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