West Virginia State Police: Automated License Plate Readers
|Agency||West Virginia State Police|
|Location||South Charleston, WV|
|Technology||Automated License Plate Readers|
The West Virginia State Police began using automated license plate readers in 2011. The statewide program involves dozens of local agencies throughout the state.
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.