Legal Question in Traffic Law in Texas

Is a citation for speeding and reckless driving valid if the officer who issues

I was wondering if a citation is valid for speeding and reckless driving if it is issued by an officer who is clearly out of his jurisdiction ?

Asked on 1/30/01, 11:43 am

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Charles Aspinwall Charles S. Aspinwall, J.D., LLC
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Re: Is a citation for speeding and reckless driving valid if the officer who iss

Such a violation would be void, but you make a dangerous assumption.

Many TX law enforcement officers are licensed by the State and have state-wide jurisdiction, even though they operate only in a limited area.

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3/15/01, 10:47 pm

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