Santa Monica Police Department: Automated License Plate Readers
|Agency||Santa Monica Police Department|
|Location||Santa Monica, CA|
|Technology||Automated License Plate Readers|
The Santa Monica Police Department operates automated license plate readers and accesses external ALPR data. The agency contracts with Vigilant Solutions.
Audit (California State Auditor)
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.