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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 12. Code of Criminal Procedure
- Chapter 25. Arrests and Citations
- Section 210. Disposition and Records of Citations.
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. When Copy of Citation Considered a Lawful Complaint.
AS 12.25.210. Disposition and Records of Citations.
- (a) A peace officer, upon issuing a citation to an alleged violator under AS 12.25.180
, shall deposit the original or a copy of the citation with a court having jurisdiction over the alleged offense. If
the citation charges an offense under a municipal ordinance for which a scheduled fine has been established, the peace
officer shall deposit the original or a copy of the citation with the clerk of the municipality that issued the
citation, unless otherwise provided under rule adopted by the supreme court.
- (b) Upon the deposit of the original or a copy of the citation with a court having jurisdiction over the alleged offense,
the original or copy of the citation may be disposed of only by trial in the court or other official action by a
magistrate or judge of the court.
- (c) It is unlawful and official misconduct for a peace officer or other officer or public employee to dispose of a
citation or copies of it or of the record of the issuance of the citation in a manner other than as required in this
- (d) The chief administrative officer of each law enforcement agency shall require each officer in the agency to return a
copy of every citation issued by the officer to an alleged violator of a law or ordinance and all copies of every
citation that has been spoiled or upon which any entry has been made and not issued to an alleged violator.
- (e) The chief administrative officer of each law enforcement agency shall also maintain in connection with every citation
issued by an officer in the agency a record of the disposition of the charge by the court in which the original or copy
of the citation was deposited.
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