Urbana Police Division: Automated License Plate Readers
|Agency||Urbana Police Division|
|Technology||Automated License Plate Readers|
According to the Urbana Police Division's 2010 annual report, the agency purchased an automated license plate reader through a U.S. Department of Homeland Security grant.
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Automated license plate readers are cameras attached to fixed locations or to patrol cars that capture every license plate that passes. The data is uploaded to searchable databases with the time, date, and GPS coordinates.