Columbia Police Department: Automated License Plate Readers
|Agency||Columbia Police Department|
|Technology||Automated License Plate Readers|
The Columbia Police Department uses automated license plate readers as part of a statewide program managed by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.
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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.