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(A) It shall be the duty of the police officers of the city to enforce the provisions of the traffic code, in accordance with instructions issued by the Board of Public Works and Safety. Whenever a member of the Police Department shall find that any of the provisions of the traffic code are being or have been violated by any pedestrian or by the owner or operator of any vehicle, the officer shall notify the person, or owner of the vehicle in writing of the violation and notify him to report to the Clerk-Treasurer's office within 48 hours of the notice. The notice shall be made in duplicate and be serially numbered, and shall show the specific violation charged, the state license number of the vehicle, and the owner's name, if it is possible to obtain it, or the name of the pedestrian, and shall be signed by the officer or person giving his number. One copy of the notice shall be or to the owner or operator of the vehicle or his representative when found in charge of the vehicle, and in case the owner or his representative is not found in possession or in charge thereof, the posting of the traffic violation notice in a conspicuous place upon the vehicle shall be deemed to be sufficient notice of the violation. It shall be the duty of the police officer serving the notice to turn in the duplicate copy of the traffic violation notice to the Clerk-Treasurer's office at the end of his day's work.
(B) The owner or operator of the vehicle or the pedestrian who has been notified of the violation of the specified provisions of this code, as herein provided, may, within 48 hours after having been notified, present himself with the notice at the Clerk-Treasurer's office.
('75 Code, § 40.90)