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The right hardware, right software and right partners can create a powerful framework for fighting all types of crime
Tips on how to optimize your LPR resources when budgets are limited
Improve situational awareness without separate hardware or increased officer distraction
The network of cameras will provide real-time crime alerts, alerting authorities when a suspected crime-linked vehicle is spotted
The Flock Safety LPR system, installed about a year ago in South Sioux City, has helped police track down 20 stolen vehicles and aided in 3 homicide investigations
The governor also announced a $50 million investment into police equipment, including license plate readers, drones and helicopters to fight auto theft
Lt. Brad Robin with the Lafayette Police Department said the agency currently has 60 sensors installed across one square mile in the city
“We have used them many, many times,” Riverside Police Chief Frank Robinson said. “It’s a valuable piece of equipment that we need every day ... we needed it years ago”
In an analysis of automated license plate readers, researchers revealed that the tech helps solve more than 700,000 crimes each year — or 10% of reported crime nationwide
The Flock Safety technology can differentiate a gunshot from a firework and turns on video surveillance automatically when a gunshot is detected
Fort Lee (N.J.) Police Department modernizes its automatic license plate recognition technology
“I think we’re going to be able to rescue more children and human trafficking victims that we wouldn’t normally know about,” Capt. Peschong said
The new version brings map enhancement features, authentication improvements and new automation features
“In the end, it takes police officers with a gun and a badge and a ballistic vest to go take these individuals into custody,” the Cobb police chief said
The new camera system pair directly with officers’ Axon BWCs allowing officers to sync directly with their dashcam audio
‘Technology played a huge role,’ said Cobb police Chief Stuart VanHoozer. ‘Those tools are really what got us the clues that we needed’
Thirty-four departments and law enforcement agencies - at least one in every county - will receive funding to purchase or expand LPR technology
Grants totaling $1.5M will outfit Gary officers with dash cams, body-worn cameras and more
The products span a variety of categories including digital evidence management, license plate capture and evidence-collection
A camera system that scans license plates has helped officers track down suspects and solve crimes in recent months
Agencies can capitalize on innovations to save money and repair fractured community relationships
Find out what you need to know about broader policy reforms and funding for upcoming requirements
Use license plate readers to monitor key points of ingress and egress to identify suspicious vehicles and develop investigative leads
License plate reader data can reveal patterns that provide actionable intelligence for investigators