Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Why has the City implemented a Photo Enforcement Program?

  • What criteria is use when setting school zone enforcement standards?

  • Are school zone speed safety cameras legal in Washington?

  • What company provides the school zone safety camera program in Kent?

  • How does the speed camera system work?

  • Where are the speed cameras located?

  • How will I be notified of a violation?

  • How much is the fine?

  • Can I view the pictures and video of the incident?

  • What should I do if I get a ticket?

  • Why did I receive this Notice of Infraction?

  • How do I know these violations are valid?

  • How much is the school zone speed fine?

  • Will this violation appear on my driving record?

  • What happens if I do not respond to my notice of infraction?

  • How do I pay the fine?

  • When is my payment due?

  • Can I request a court hearing?

  • What do I do if I was no longer the owner of this vehicle, not driving it, or my vehicle was stolen?

  • Will this Notice of Infraction affect my driving record?

  • What happens if I ignore the Notice of Infraction?

  • Will my insurance rates be affected?

  • Who can I talk to if I have other questions?

  • What do I do if online incident reporting is not right for me?

  • What if this happened in another city? Can I file a report using this online police reporting system?

  • What if this happened on I-5 or Highway 167?

  • What is a known suspect?

  • How do I report an abandoned or illegally parked vehicle?

  • How do I find out if someone's in the Kent jail?

  • I locked my keys in my car. Can an officer unlock it?

  • I need to get my stuff out of my residence, but I don't feel safe going alone.

  • Where can I get a permit to carry a gun (Concealed Pistol License)?

  • Do you fingerprint?

  • I need information on my case, but I don't know the case number.

  • I'm interested in moving to a Kent apartment. What's the neighborhood crime rate?