Birmingham Police Department: Automated License Plate Readers
|Agency||Birmingham Police Department|
|Technology||Automated License Plate Readers|
The Birmingham Police Department began installing Flock Safety automated license plate readers in 2018 and expanded the program in 2020.
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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.