If I am on probation for a speeding ticket, is it necessary for me to report a red light camera ticket to my probation office?

Asked 7 months ago - Saint Louis, MO

I may or may not have gotten a ticket, but I want to know if I need to inform the probation officer about this as it is an infraction. Thanks

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  1. Matthew S. Chase

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    Answered . Always err on the side of telling, rather than withholding. A red light camera ticket does not carry points, but I would tell my probation officer if I got so much as a parking ticket. Let them determine the importance.

    Keep a record of such communications. Send an email. That way, it won't waste too much of their time and you'll have a paper trail (electronic is fine) of compliance.

    Please be careful about what private information or case-specific information you post on this open forum. This is... more
  2. Robert Edward Caldwell Jr.

    Contributor Level 14

    Answered . Absolutely. For one, you are required. Two, it shows you are trying to abide by the rules. That will go far if you ever slip up.

    NEVER describe your facts in an online forum. I have CONFIRMED there is at least ONE county prosecutor that is a... more
  3. Andrea R. Rogers

    Contributor Level 14

    Answered . Report the red light camera ticket, but since it's a non-moving violation, it won't affect your probation.

    The answers submitted on AVVO by The Rogers Law Firm, LLC d/b/a LeadFootSpeedingTicket.com are for informational... more
  4. Melvin G. Franke

    Contributor Level 13

    Answered . No probably not

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