Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office: Automated License Plate Readers
|Agency||Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office|
|Technology||Automated License Plate Readers|
The Allegheny County District Attorney's office began using automated license plate readers in late 2016, early 2017. As of 2019, the DA had installed more than 400 OpenALPR systems throughout the city.
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.