Can I get a case dismissed if both officers in the vehicle at my stop are not there on the court date?
Question Details: I had gotten pulled over at 11:55 p.m. getting off a viaduct onto a steep hill with no one on the roads. just getting off the viaduct, I had just seen the cop and realized it was just too late. When I got pulled over, I realized that there were two officers in the vehicle. The one in the passenger seat got out while the one in the driver's seat didn't.
No, they just need one witness to your traffic offense in order to prove their case; there is no legal requirement for additional witnesses, and no legal requirement that all officers at a stop or incident must appear in court. Certainly, two witnesses are better for them than one, they are not required to have both there.
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