the defendant's copy for the address of the Central Violation Bureau in your area. After issuance
nothing may he changed on the white (original) copy.
d. Guidelines for completion of violation notice (see Figure 1-10).
The Central Violation Bureau code. It is the primary means used by the clerk's office
to identify the different agencies within a district or circuit. Consult your local Central
Violation Bureau for your agency code.
BLOCK 2 & 3
The identification of the charging officer (MP use SSN as the officer number).
BLOCK 4 & 5
The date and time the offense was committed. The time of commission may differ
from the time when the violator is cited. In those situations, such information may be
included in Block 9 or on the reverse side of the form in the "probable cause" section.
Specify if the defendant was apprehended.
This block is for any internal code the court may require; such as 1-parking, 2-
The specific statute or regulation violated. The general term "offense code" is used
as a generic term, and may refer to federal statutes, the Code of Federal Regulations
(CFR), or to state statutes assimilated into federal law.
The place where the violation occurred.
The description of the violation charged.
This space may be used to provide
shorthand titles for violations.
A checklist to be more descriptive of parking and speeding violations.
A checklist for moving violations to describe the visibility, traffic, and road surface
The identification of the defendant.
The identification of an automobile - designed for vehicle related offenses.
The place and time for court appearance The completion of this part will vary among
the district courts. Completed by the issuing officer if local policy directs. If the
scheduling of the court appearance is handled by the clerk's office or the magistrate,
the defendant will be notified of a court date by mail.