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(A) Records of traffic violations.
(1) The Police Department or the Traffic Division thereof shall keep a record of all violations of the traffic laws of the city or of the State Vehicle Laws of which any person has been charged, together with a record of the final disposition of all such alleged offenses. Such record shall be so maintained as to show all types of violations and the total of each. The record shall accumulate during at least a five-year period and from that time on the record shall be maintained complete for at least the most recent five- year period.
(2) All forms for records for violations and notice of violations shall be serially numbered. For each month and year a written record shall be kept available to the public showing the disposal of all such forms.
(3) All such records and reports shall be public records.
(B) Drivers’ files to be maintained.
(1) The Police Department or the Traffic Division thereof shall maintain a suitable record of all traffic accidents, warnings, arrests, convictions and complaints reported for each driver, which shall be filed alphabetically under the name of the driver concerned.
(2) The Division shall study the cases of all such drivers charged with frequent or serious violations of the traffic laws or involved in frequent traffic accidents or any serious accident, and report such information to the Department of Motor Vehicles or other appropriate state agencies.
(3) Such records shall accumulate during at least a five-year period and from that time on such records shall be maintained complete for at least the most recent five-year period.
(1999 Code, § 70.57)