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City of Fullerton Documents
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Fullerton, pop. 125,000, is 15 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.

 
  Fullerton Docs Set # 1
Ticket Counts

Violations Recorded and Citations Issued

New 10-15-04, updated 8-2-09


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[3]







Total
Cites
Issued
as %
of
Recorded
Total
Recorded/
Issued
[1]


2003
[5]
1211
263
2029
425
3387
751
4538
1246
584
115


732
132











24%
12481
2932


Jan04
9
11
43
75
9
-
10












157

Feb04
5
7
68
91
5
-
14












190

Mar04
9
6
54
117
6
127
5












324

Apr04
23
14
43
128
12
253
-












473

May04
26
30
68
133
17
323
-












597

Jun04
29
24
57
82
17
374
-












583

Jul04
23
27
103
139
34
453
-












779

Aug04
32
33
112
156
11
393
-












737

Sep04
92
21
150
52
305
92
397
133
61
19
1015
328
-












2020
645

Oct04
85
15
149
37
303
87
470
145
66
25
677
194
-












1750
503

Nov04






-














Dec04






-














2004
[2]  [6]
873
190
1227
245
2901
727
4239
1202
784
158
8790
2459
167
29











26%
18981
5010

Jan08
211
97
(6)
133
52
(1)
72
3
203
77
(3)
77
16
(3)
266
63
(1)













966
308
(14)

Feb08
215
99
(3)
140
75
(3)
189
29
(2)
275
121
(11)
31
3
323
105
(3)













1175
432
(22)

Mar08
217
94
(2)
146
66
(2)
196
40
(1)
340
132
(3)
43
6
461
101
(6)













1408
440
(14)

Apr08
183
72
(6)
170
88
(4)
150
33
(1)
302
130
(5)
45
8
448
103
(7)













1299
434
(23)

May08
122
39
119
62
194
62
(1)
220
75
(2)
54
11
335
76
(1)













1046
325
(4)

Jun08
77
20
72
24
106
19
(1)
258
45
68
15
(1)
388
39













969
162
(2)

Jul08
83
26
67
27
84
28
173
73
(2)
48
18
(2)
437
115
(2)













897
287
(6)

Aug08
70
14
92
33
(1)
60
18
(3)
104
35
(4)
33
8
409
11
(14)













768
219
(22)

Sep08
68
18
56
21
(1)
43
9
(2)
86
24
(1)
65
13
(1)
354
80
(6)

66
16
(2)
104
22
(1)
173
28









1015
231
(14)

Oct08
59
18
51
19
68
19
(1)
74
31
(2)
35
9
294
84
(3)

64
21
(1)
158
53
(2)
239
75
(4)









1043
329
(13)

Nov08
47
10
(1)
80
33
(1)
57
16
(4)
54
24
(1)
29
7
242
52
(4)

58
19
157
38
(2)
139
30
(1)









864
229
(14)

Dec08
48
3
54
2
41
1
54
5
26
1
319
8

69
10
184
2
465
23









1261
25
(0)

2008
-1393
545

-1173
521

-1230
284

-2088
827

-552
127

-4266
990

-
-254
64

-604
117

-1004
150










-12564
3264
(148) [7]


This table made by highwayrobbery.net, using official monthly tabulations of citations actually issued.  The official tabulations for 2008 are available in Set # 4, below.
  [  ]  indicates a footnote.
  [1]  Monthly and 2003, 2008 totals are as provided by the City.  2004 YTD totals are by highwayrobbery.net .  2008 affidavit total is by highwayrobbery.net.
  [2]  YTD = Year-to-date total.
[3]  Un-used columns are to allow for later expansion of City's system.
[4]  Any figures in red type (or, if you are looking at this table in black and white, the upper figure when there are two or more figures in a cell) are what Nestor calls Violations Recorded, or all incidents recorded by the cameras, and due to time limitations may have been posted here only for selected months or locations.  If there is sufficient public interest, the remaining months will be posted.  The figures in black type are what Nestor calls Citations Issued, and may represent the sum of genuine citations issued (those filed with the court) plus any Nominations mailed (not filed with the court, a.k.a. Snitch Tickets).
Any figures in blue type (and in parentheses) are what Nestor calls Affidavits Approved, which is believed to represent the number of real tickets and any Nominations (Snitch Tickets) where the initial recipient provided the identity of another driver.
[5]  2003 totals cover Mar. 7 through Dec. 31.  Month-by-month figures for 2003 will be posted if there is sufficient public interest..
[6]  2004 totals cover through Oct. 31.
[7]   2008 affidavit total is by highwayrobbery.net.


Fullerton Docs Set # 2
Are Late Times Secret?

Fullerton has stopped printing the Late Time on their tickets, even though their Nestor system clearly has the capability to do so.


(From sample ticket at the end of a Nestor brochure.)

If you phone the FPD to ask what your Late Time was, they will insist that you come in to the police station.

Nearly every other city that I know of prints the Late Time somewhere on their tickets (even though it can be hard to read at times - see the big How to Read Your Late Time box in Defect # 7 on the Home page).   Fullerton's motive not to display it could be so that they can cite for very short Late Times (like 0.1 second) without a public uproar
(including criticism by judges) about "Mickey Mouse" tickets.  Another possible motive could be to grind you down, make it harder for you to fight your ticket.

If you want to know what your late time is, I suggest that you call any of the following at the City:
The Mayor (714) 738-6311
The Police Chief (714) 738-6827
The Police Department Non-Emergency Line (714) 738-6715
Alternately, you could submit a Discovery letter to get a copy of the violation video, then review that frame-by-frame, on your home computer.  See
Getting Records for how to do a Discovery.






Fullerton Docs Set # 3
Contract Overturned

In Nov. 2008 a Fullerton defendant got an appellate court decision saying that the City's cost-neutral contract violated Section 21455.5(g) (as of 2013, 21455.5(h)) and that the trial court erred in admitting evidence from the camera.

Here is an Orange County Register
Feb. 2, 2009 article about it.





Fullerton Docs Set # 4
Reports:  Late Times, Maintenance


Fullerton sent me an
Excel spreadsheet file including a number of reports for 2008:   Maintenance records, separate breakdowns of tickets by Late Time and time of day, and Performance Reports giving the number of tickets issued at each intersection each month.  The Performance Reports provided the 2008 data shown in the large table above (Set # 1). 
It should be possible to obtain these same reports from other Nestor cities.




Fullerton Docs Set # 5
More Coming


There may be some more Fullerton information posted in the next few weeks.  Mark your calendar to remind you to come back here and look!




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