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Buffalo lawmakers investigating city’s traffic court

Buffalo lawmakers investigating city’s traffic court

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BY: Al Vaughters
PUBLISHED: Jan 26, 2021

Buffalo City Traffic Court is being investigated by lawmakers, which could lead to hundreds of violations being dismissed. The focus is on allegations of a hearing officer acting as prosecutor, judge, and jury.

This is the latest controversy stemming from Buffalo’s school zone cameras. Late last year, city officials conceded many of the school zone violations were not getting processed on time, so they dismissed thousands of those citations.

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