Merced Police Department: Automated License Plate Readers
|Agency||Merced Police Department|
|Technology||Automated License Plate Readers|
The Merced Police Department operates Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers and accesses external ALPR data. In 2019, the agency collected 15,065,604 plate scans.
More about this technology
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.