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Louisville Metro Police Department: Automated License Plate Readers

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Agency Louisville Metro Police Department
Location Louisville, KY
Technology Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor Elsag

The Louisville Metro Police Department spent $44,200 on automated license plate readers in 2007.

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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.

An illustration of a police car with cameras aimed at another vehicle.